82,036 motivated runners were not selected in this year’s drawing to run the TCS New York City Marathon on November 5 th. But they still have a chance to participate!
Jericho Project, a 34-year old, nationally-acclaimed nonprofit organization ending homelessness at its roots, is offering compassionate runners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: run the TCS New York City Marathon to help end homelessness in New York City!
As an Official Charity Partner in the marathon, Jericho Project can guarantee entry for our runners. We will also provide individual and group training plans, Jericho Project gear, and the enthusiastic cheers of our staff and clients on race day. In return, each runner will raise as much money as he or she can (the sky is the limit; the minimum is $5,000), which will go directly towards Jericho’s life-changing housing, employment, education, and health services for homeless New Yorkers.
Who are you fundraising for? Jericho Project served over 2,600 homeless New Yorkers in 2016. Roughly 500 of our clients were veterans, and almost 1,000 of them were children under the age of 18. We have also launched a new program that provides specific services to homeless young adults ages 18-25. 40% of this population identifies as LGBTQ.
How effective are our services? Jericho’s services have a 95% success rate in keeping our formerly homeless clients stably housed. By addressing the root causes of homelessness, including unemployment and poor mental and physical health, we enable individuals to achieve long-term housing stability and self-sufficiency. Our services are also cost-effective, costing us roughly one-third of what taxpayers pay for temporary homeless shelters.
Register today! Our five slots will go fast, so don’t miss out on the chance to run the race of a lifetime in a city-wide demonstration of solidarity and giving. Register today at www.jerichoproject.org/marathon.
Learn more about Jericho Project: www.jerichoproject.org
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Requirements & Commitment
- Training for marathon
- $5,000 fundraising minimum