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Strides for Solidarity Walkathon (Fundraising Event)
On Saturday, June 14, Partners In Health volunteers will join forces with Boston area schools, hospitals, and businesses to honor community health workers, who walk hundreds of miles every day in countries like Haiti, Malawi, Rwanda, Peru, and even in the U.S., on behalf of PIH, to treat some of the poorest and sickest patients in the world. 
 
"Strides for Solidarity," a Walkathon at MIT, will bring together PIH supporters to walk 5 kilometers as a team or as individuals in solidarity with the thousands of PIH community health workers, who walk great distances over rough terrain to reach people in need and bring much needed treatment and medications to remote locations.
 
What: Strides for Solidarity Walkathon
When: Saturday June 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by a warm-up at 10:30 a.m. led by PIH staff from Boston and from field sites around the world.
Where: Johnson Athletic Track, MIT, 120 Vassar Street, Cambridge. On street and garage parking located nearby.
How: Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strides-for-solidarity-boston-registration-11246170599 and register today; then create a group or individual fundraising page here: http://act.pih.org/pihengage2013
 
Prizes will be awarded to teams and individuals who raise the most funds. Free Strides for Solidarity T-shirts are guaranteed for all who reach their fundraising goals. Just make sure to register before June 1st to ensure you receive your T-shirt on the day of the event!

We hope to see you there!

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Host: Madeleine Bartzak
Location:
Johnson Athletic Track, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
120 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

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