Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day is today, July 12, 2016 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Wednesday, July 12, Amazon donates to 25:40!

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Join the Washington, DC Mayor’s Office on African Affairs for the Mandela Day of Service on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10am – noon.  Participants will meet at Anacostia Park located at 1800 Anacostia Drive (Metro: Green Line/Anacostia Station) in Washington, District of Columbia to clean up the Anacostia River.  Participants are highly [...]

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You are My Sunshine

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The weather in Canzibe has been sunny and the students are moving outside for learning in the outdoors!  The preschool students took advantage of the nice weather to have some outdoor learning time earlier this week.  The students really enjoyed hearing a story from Babes, one of the preschool teachers.  Getting the students to experience [...]

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Registration for the 2nd Annual #FightingChance 8K is now open!

Saturday,October 15, 2016, 8:00am

The 8K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:00am (with a 1-mile Kids Fun Run to start at 9am) at Burke Lake Park, Shelter A.  Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road in [...]

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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, 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, 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, lack of resources and lack of attention from the outside world.