Run For Our Rights

$3,290 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 21 months
Run For Our Rights is a grassroots Madison road race organized to raise money and awareness for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.  Our goal is to support the fundamental human right to affordable, comprehensive, and confidential reproductive health care in Wisconsin. Given our politicians either can't or won't act to make this happen, we will. 

We are using GoFundMe to cover the up front costs to get the race organized. All proceeds above and beyond the race costs will go directly to Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.  

We don't have any sponsors, we're not professional fundraisers, political activists or even remotely decent runners. We're just a Madisonian couple who dragged our three children  out of school, threw them in the back of a rented SUV and drove across the country to DC recently, to rock our pink hats and have our voices heard. We realized while on the drive home that we had to do more, that if we aren't brave enough to stand up for what we believe in today, we will likely loose the chance to enjoy those rights tomorrow.  So if we can raise the whole $10k by July, and register 1000 runners, we will be able to donate $40k to PP of Wisconsin. That's a lot of money that will go to support women's health services, emergency contraception, STD testing, HIV testing and counseling, mens sexual health services and counseling for gender identity and sexual orientation. 

Please help us provide a positive voice in the chorus of uncertain fears right now. We want all Wisconsinites to feel safe, supported and powerful.

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Race registration is starting to fill up, we're so excited! Thank you for every single donation and share, for all the volunteers and their families and friends who are starting to make this race into the community event we envisioned.
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We did it!! We got the permits, the weather is getting better and it's time to get moving...

The race will be July 15th around the UW arboretum (10K) and in Vilas Park (3K). We need your help to cover the costs of the race and start accumulating proceeds for PP. Please consider a donation of any amount; help us speak up and be brave for every Wisconsinite. If you have ever used their services in the past, or have family or friends who you know might need them in the future, please help us say thank-you and make sure they are around to meet the needs of our children and community going forwards.
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$3,290 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 21 months
Created February 4, 2017
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Great job guys!! Keep it up!!

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