13.1 miles=Half Marathon
It’s the distance I used to drive as a teenager from my house (in the country) to the small SC town of Estill.
It’s almost like walking from Santa Monica to Hollywood.
Why you ask? Check out the following letter and info to find out. There’s a lot of cool stuff. THANKS.
I am excited and scared!
I have committed to do something that isn’t easy, but will be very rewarding. Along with other volunteers,I will be walking 13.1 miles next month in the LA Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon to raise much needed funds for a non-profit I started this year called Lu Parker Project. Our projects are already helping homeless animals and at-risk teenagers in Los Angeles.
In the last couple of months:
*Along with local teenagers, we re-designed the entire lobby at South LA Shelter.
*We created a more appealing area outside the shelter by planting plants and gardening. (I even mowed the lawn!)
*We bathed and groomed nearly 20 shelter dogs so they would be more presentable for adoption.
*We have helped place over a half a dozen homeless dogs and cats into new homes.
We did all the above with NO funding, but it’s difficult to continue this way. That’s exactly why many of us have committed to walking the upcoming half marathon.
Please help us by donating anything you can. ($5, $50,..even more if you can) We promise you will see results! Here’s my personal page:
For more info on JOINING OUR TEAM, or to sponsor a walker, click below.
To SUPPORT ME individually, please click below.
Please check out our website: www.luparkerproject.org
To read more about the race: http://los-angeles.competitor.com/
*To send a tax-deductible donation by mail, send your check to Lu Parker Project, 5042 Wilshire Blvd. Box 389, LA CA 90036