Kenyan’s in Dallas Rally in Support of Jane Mwangi

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Jane MwangiOn April 30th, 2016 more than 400 Kenyans in Dallas Forth Worth (DFW) participated in a 5K run / walk to support Jane Mwangi a gunshot victim from Nairobi, Kenya who has defied many odds. This 5K run / walk was a fundraiser effort to help Jane Mwangi get re-admitted back to Baylor Rehabilitation for therapy which will enable Jane Mwangi attain maximum potential.

 

We want to thank the Dallas Kenyan community and all other communities for their continuous support. The planning committee continues to work on the way forward to help meet Jane Mwangi’s medical financial needs of $70,000.

 

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Although we have a shortfall of $50,000, the committee is pleased to announce the outcome of the April 30th 2016 we raised $20,000.

 

The plan forward is:

 

On June 11th 2016, there will be a grand finale fundraising event.  Our theme

 

“Dallas Cares and Our Community Counts 

We Rise By Lifting Others”

 

Join us in the park for a 5K run / walk/ cycle event. Registration is open. All proceeds for this event will go to support Jane Mwangi’s rehabilitation. We have T- shirts for sale online and at the park. Register at the link

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jane-mwangi-grand-finale-saturday-june-11-2016-tickets-25559957521

 

So lets get together on June 11th 2016.  Donate and run/ walk / cycle strong for Jane Mwangi. She could be our sister, auntie or friend so lets support! Here is her Gofund page if you are unable to join us for the event.

https://www.gofundme.com/b4xmc9z8

 

For further details, you may contact:

Lucy McKenzie – 972-464-9283

Jane Nyaga – 469-406-4892

Caroline Mbithi Dey – 508- 468-5695

Rose Njeri – 469-951-8133

Eva Mwaura – 972-302-7253

Grace Kungu – 626-905-7502

Alex Karundu – 469-438-8388

Jane Mwangi

By Lucy McKenzie

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