I know you will all be SO thrilled about this, but due to overwhelming popular demand (or lack thereof) my Nuun Giveaway is being extended through next week! That’s right ladies and germs, you get an extra week to donate $1 (or more) to an amazing, worthwhile charity (that’s I’m running 26.2 miles for) and win this amazing swag!
Remember, this included not 1, but 2 nuun energy “drinks”! You can donate $5 and essentially make money on this, all just for donating to a great cause.
In case you’ve forgotten I am running the Marine Corp Marathon for Giving to Extremes. And another reminder, this is what it’s all about…
Did you know?
About 11% of worldwide disabling conditions result from conditions requiring surgery. Yet, the poorest 35% of the world’s population receives only 3% of all surgeries. Injuries, pregnancy-related complications, cancers, and birth defects comprise a large part of these tragic illnesses that can be treated with surgery. It is no wonder that, because of this, surgery has been called the “neglected stepchild of public global health”!
Pregnancy-related Illnesses – For every woman who dies some twenty others face long-lasting consequences resulting from pregnancy. These women often face lasting physical, psychological, emotional, and social consequences.
Cancer – Approximately 7.5 million people die of cancer annually, two-thirds of which are found in developing countries. Without help, another 80 million will die in the next decade. Sadly, these countries often lack the resources to diagnose and treat this increasing problem, which is many times amenable to surgery.
Giving to Extremes’ Mission
We send doctors and medical volunteers to underserved populations to deliver life-changing surgeries. We are also proud to support partner organizations in their surgical mission work throughout the world. One surgery at a time, we strive to help each of our patients regain the life that all of us deserve.
Delivering Education and Infastructure
Ensuring sustainability is the best way to tackle the enormous lack of surgical care that faces these populations. We give medical equipment to help build local surgical facilities. We provide education to help train local health care professionals so that they can treat people in need throughout the year. We also provide education in preventative care. The best way to truly treat surgical illness is to prevent it.
Delivering the story
True to our founding beliefs, we tell the story of each of our missions. Each trip is documented with its own webpage. Through photos, videos, patient interviews, and blog updates, we invite you on our missions. Come along on our inspirational journey!
So, you now have until August 23, 2015 (winner announced on my blog on August 24, 2015) to make a donation in ANY amount here and be entered to win:
A Nuun hat
A Nuun pint glass
2 Bottles of Nuun in flavors Kona Cola and Cherry Limeade (yum!)
You can also read about my original decision to run this race here.
Come on? Donate to a good cause AND possible win fun swag? It’s a win win no matter!
and of course THANK YOU TO YOU AMAZING PEOPLE WHOM HAVE ALREADY DONATED! YOU GUYS ARE AWESOME!
Running Marine Corp Marathon
Running for Amazing Charity
Raising Money for Said Charity
Donate Any Amount to Said Charity
Entered to Win Awesome Nuun Gear
Now through August 23, 2015.
Thank you again :)