J/P HRO’S 2013 ING NYC MARATHON TEAM RAISES NEAR $300,000 TO BENEFIT HAITI’S RECONSTRUCTION EFFORT Nov04

J/P HRO’S 2013 ING NYC MARATHON TEAM RAISES NEAR $...

New York, NY – November 4, 2013 – J/P Haitian Relief Organization celebrates the extraordinary effort and commitment of Team J/P HRO, which took part in yesterday’s 2013 ING NYC Marathon to raise funds for “The Long Run for Haiti” campaign. This fundraising effort is dedicated to supporting J/P HRO programs that continue to provide health care, education, construction, and the safe return to permanent housing for displaced earthquake survivors in Haiti. Earlier this year, J/P HRO fielded a team of activists, philanthropists, high-­‐profile entrepreneurs, alongside five of Haiti’s top-­‐ ranked athletes to run in the 2013...

Petrus Cesarion and others to run NYC Marathon to raise money for Haiti Nov02

Petrus Cesarion and others to run NYC Marathon to ...

Source: NY Daily News – J/P HRO secured five coveted charitable spots in the New York City Marathon, the world’s biggest road race, and offered them to the top finishers in a half-marathon in June held in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. Five years ago, a young Haitian man who is not much wider than a chopstick decided to run a race. A marathon runner friend had told him, “You have the build of a runner. You should try it.” So the young man entered a local six-kilometer race. He did not train for it. His footwear was an old pair of tennis shoes. Petrus Cesarion finished first, and made a discovery. “I love to pass other...