Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women’s accomplishments and inspire change for greater equality in careers, education and sports. This is a big day in the United Kingdom and in the United States, where more than 650 public events are planned.              

But in South Africa, where my heart is, [...]

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The Saints Marched In…

On February 24, 2014 By

Craig Fraedrich and his jazz friends brought the house down Sunday night, celebrating Mardis Gras in true New Orleans style, with riffs, rhythm, laughter and a few tears, as part of a concert to benefit 25:40 at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church in Burke, VA. A compilation video can be viewed here:

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Mardi Gras & More

On February 17, 2014 By

Help us welcome spring with a full evening of fun New Orleans style — jambalaya, jazz, King Cake and more.

Eight of the top professional jazz musicians on the East Coast will perform a free Mardi Gras concert to benefit 25:40 on Sunday, Feb. 23 in Burke, VA. (Click the arrow button above to hear vocalist Christal [...]

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Several of us in the United States took part in the first annual Live1.25 campaign. Jan. 25 was a day to fast and pray, to limit our food intake to $1.25, which is the amount of money a quarter of the world’s population makes in a day. Trying to limit what we ate [...]

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TEAM 25:40
Help become part of the solution by running for 25:40. As a fundraising partner this is your place to share your story about your race, discover races in your area, and network with likeminded people.
The Sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic has a devastating effect on millions of families. Consider that 5.3 million adults and children live with HIV/AIDS in South Africa alone. Discover the hard facts about AIDS, 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, lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.