25:40 Enjoyed a Successful 2016 Thanks to Your Support!             This year has been a time of building for 25:40 in Canzibe, South Africa. We have boosted our staff, our presence in the community, and our partnership with government agencies. This has resulted in better attention and services for the orphans and vulnerable children in [...]

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Help a child become a success story by sponsoring a child in 25:40′s preschool or aftercare program. Christian-based child sponsorship makes a huge difference in the life of an impoverished child.  Lives are changed when children discover their true value and develop hope and dreams.  They are changed when they realize they have a future [...]

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Allen Shew

Meet Allen Shew, a member of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon racing team for Team 25:40.  Allen, his wife and daughter until recently attended Burke Community Church with 25:40 co-founders Alec and Amy Zacaroli. Alec and Allen were in men’s ministry together and are [...]

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Jennifer Webster

Jennifer is a member of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon racing team for Team 25:40.  Jennifer is running the NYC marathon for the children of Canzibe.  “I am a wife and mom of 4 young boys. I love Jesus and running,” says Jennifer, who [...]

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TEAM 25:40
Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. Whether you are a novice or an elite athlete, story you can elevate your experience above just a race -- you can race to give an at-risk child in rural South Africa a #FightingChance to rise above poverty, disease and violence.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.5 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about poverty, there disease and violence, and help become a part of the solution.
25:40’s current focus is on children living in rural areas of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. We have selected this area as our place of initial focus due to its extreme poverty, patient lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.