Africa Exchange Project Invites Participants To Its Move-A-Thon Fundraiser

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FRAMINGHAM – There are 7,500 miles between Boston, Massachusetts and Pomerini, Tanzania. This spring, as we re-emerge into the world after a long year, The Africa Exchange Project is inviting the public to join our virtual move-a-thon fundraiser.  

The goal is to raise $7,500, one dollar for every mile between Boston and Pomerini. It doesn’t matter how you move — walk, run, bike, swim or even crawl!  There is no fundraising minimum  — we encourage you to set your own goal.  Together we can reach the heart – and hearts – of Pomerini by May 31st.
 
Need some ideas? 

If you’re training for a 5k, keep track of every run and ask your friends and family to contribute $1 for every mile you run. Or, better yet, challenge your friends and family to join you!   Need a reminder to step away from the screen every day
for a walk in the warming air? Commit yourself to 1 mile every afternoon and donate $1 for each day.  Want to contribute, but aren’t interested in participating in the move-a-thon? Make a donation and one of our participants will pick up the challenge.

Every dollar raised has a powerful impact: 

  • $20 provides a school uniform
  • $100 buys a window on a school building to keep student dry in the rainy season
  • $250 equips a classroom with books  
  • And $750 sends a young girl to school for a year, including room & board.

The move-a-thon fundraiser starts on Monday, April 12, and lasts through Monday, May 31. 

It’s easy to participate – visit the move-a-thon page https://aep.dojiggy.io/registrationDoJiggy

You can register as an individual or a team.

Be sure to post pictures of your progress on www.facebook.com/AfricaExchangeProject  using the hashtag #milestopomerini.   

The Africa Exchange Project provides access to clean water, quality education and reliable healthcare in Pomerini, Tanzania. The primary work is building relationships. All projects are chosen and carried out by the people whose lives we improve. The Project has more than a 10-year history of successful projects. By donating funds, talents and/or time, you can dramatically change someone’s life.

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