Team 25:40 is excited to once again be a charity partner for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon.  The 46th running of the TCS New York City Marathon will take place on November 6, 2016.  Team 25:40 members are running the marathon for the children of Canzibe and raising money for to [...]

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Our aftercare students all have new uniforms because of your generous giving last November!

We asked you to donate to our special fundraising campaign to provide the aftercare students in Canzibe with school uniforms, backpacks and school supplies. This was last year’s #GivingTuesday — the Tuesday after black Friday that strives to raise awareness of [...]

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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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In February, Amy returned from a visit to Canzibe and asked you to pray for more staff for our after school care program and a good solution to addressing the ongoing health concerns.

Now Amy is thrilled to report that soon after the request, Kunjulwa, a woman in the Canzibe community, came forward to say [...]

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Please save the date to run for the children of Canzibe!

The second annual Fighting Chance 8K run/walk will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Burke Lake Park in Northern Virginia.  The 8K is the successor to 25:40′s annual “Walk for the Kids” that was held the last Saturday of September at Lake [...]

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Child Sponsors Needed

On March 11, 2016 By

Our child sponsorship program allows you to connect with an orphan in 25:40′s aftercare program, by writing letters and hearing from them as well. It costs about a $1.25 a day for an orphan to attend 25:40′s afterschool care program — that includes a nutritious meal, help with math and English, health monitoring, advocacy, life [...]

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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.