Enable more Naveen(s)
Thanks for the overwhelming response! I have extended the goal till race date. Support me in enabling more people to lead a quality life!
I'm turning 8! Yes it is eight years since my rebirth following a spinal cord injury in 2010. And I have not lived a life as enriched as I am living, since August 2017. I got myself a high quality wheelchair that has helped me life to my fullest potential. It has enhanced my lifestyle and health. A small change in my posture and seating changed the perspective completely. Yet at least 90% wheelchairs users in India use improper wheelchairs that damage health and lifestyle. I want to do my bit to end this plight.
Help me raise funds to empower 5 more wheelchair users at Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2018. Support my campaign generously. And you will enrich their lives. I have a sponsor who is willing to match what I raise. So in our collective effort generates resources for 5 lives, 10 wheelchsair users will lead an Enriched, Empowered, Enabled lives.
Your contribution will also facilitate exposure to sports in the simplest form of running or wheeling, as persons with disability who are into sports tend to be more active, fit and healthy. By chipping in, you will become a part of their journey towards well being.
Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2018
Enable. Empower. Enrich Lives.
Run & Help Fund Quality Wheelchairs
Your run is important, as over 90% users in India use improper wheelchairs that damage
lifestyle and health. Kotak Wheelchair Marathon, India’s only marathon organized by the disabled, is Open for All, not just wheelchair users.
September 2 (Sunday), 2018 is Race Day, starting at Olcott Memorial School, Besant Nagar, Chennai.
Half Marathon (21.1 km), 10 km or 3-km walk.
Register at http://www.thespinalfoundation.in
Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2015 & 2017 Impact: 80 lives with Quality Wheelchairs; 550-plus persons with disability also experienced endurance sports. 2018 Target: 750 lives. You can sponsor one or more runners to make quality wheelchairs possible. If you wish to sponsor a quality wheelchair for one person with spinal cord injury, you can sponsor 30 runners (Rs 22,500). Your contribution will qualify for deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
The vision of The Ganga Trust – anchor partner for Kotak Wheelchair Marathon - is to enhance the quality of life of persons with spinal cord injury. Since 2009, work of The Ganga Trust has touched 3500-plus lives in this space with an emphasis on rehabilitation support and livelihood.
RUN WITH US
We encourage you to run with us. We want you to see the power your presence brings in making the marathon inclusive in its true sense. And if you are not in Chennai, you can also "run where you are" and still get a medal and t-shirt as a token of appreciation. You can register at http://www.thespinalfoundation.in and run with us at Kotak Wheelchair Marathon on September 2, 2018 in Chennai or “run where you are”.
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