Equal Playing Field

$4,230 of $9,000 goal

Raised by 120 people in 3 months
Jacqui Hannon  BROOKLINE, MA
Hi everyone!

This summer, of 2017, I am joining a team that will travel to Tanzania, Africa, to climb the continent's tallest mountain. At the top of Mount Kilimanjaro,  a group of women, from around the globe, and I will play the highest soccer game ever played. Together, we will raise awareness of the gender inequality that permeates sports worldwide.

Sports, specifically soccer, have been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember.  However, as my athletic world expanded from youth leagues to the D1 level, I came to realize the playing field is not equal. I have always felt we have a long way to go to build sports equity in the United States, but I also realize I'm more fortunate than most. I live in a nation and a culture that accepts and actively promotes women participation in sports; but this is not the case for many women around the world.

I am taking on this challenge to showcase the incredible accomplishments of my women teammates in Boston and across the globe.

In order to complete this momentous challenge, I need your help! Your donations will help alleviate the cost of not only my own flights, gear, and trekking fee; but also, I aim to support another woman on this journey who is not lucky enough to have the large, supportive community that I do. Funds will also be donated to the equal playing field campaign, supporting other young women like me. Please join me in this important initiative.

For more information visit the campaign's homepage: (find my picture under the Teams tab!)
http://www.equalplayingfield.net/#hike

Here is a link to the campaign's facebook page: 
https://www.facebook.com/equalplayingfield/

I will be forever grateful for your help with accomplishing this goal! With your support, we can help level the playing field.

Thank you,
Jacqui
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$4,230 of $9,000 goal

Raised by 120 people in 3 months
Created January 17, 2017
CM
$100
Colin Morrison
14 hours ago

Good luck!

LM
$50
LaBonnes Market
15 hours ago
DP
$100
Dave and Judy Pelletier
4 days ago

WOW !!!

SL
$30
Silvana Lessack
4 days ago
ND
$5
Nancy Dombroski
4 days ago
$100
Sandra Pelletier Ostrander
16 days ago

Safe travels Cuz!

PC
$10
Peter Connell
17 days ago
MB
$25
Matt Bui
20 days ago
MS
$10
mary Sarlitto
21 days ago
CC
$20
Chris Cogliano
21 days ago
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