All Press Releases for April 25, 2016

Runners Helping Runners Event

This event is part of a 2 week online fundraiser for Amy Jacobson. She is a suicide survivor and runner trying to raise $5000 for the AFSP

    KANSAS CITY, KS, April 25, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kinian is launching a 2 week social media fundraising campaign to help Amy Jacobson reach her goal of $5000!! All donations will go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Almost 14 years ago Amy lost not only one, but two brothers to suicide. Not long after that, she lost her father to the same tragedy. After years of suffering from PTSD and eventually hitting rock bottom, she decided not to continue down that same path and she made a positive change in her life. She started running. "I never could have imagined how much running would change, and save, my life. It has become my therapy, release, and religion." -Amy

In January, Kinian received an application from Amy requesting an "in kind" sponsorship for one of their RePose stretching tools. Amy was preparing for the Pittsburgh Marathon in May and needed to work on her flexibility. Amy's story was so impactful and effective that her application was immediately accepted. But Kinian wanted to do more than just give her a small in kind sponsorship, they wanted to help her reach her goal.

The fundraiser is about suicide prevention, but Amy's story was so positive, there had to be a positive element added.
"I have the running community and it is a big one. They have welcomed me and every day I feel like I fit in, more and more."-Amy

Runners Helping Runners is a way to involve the running community, a community that impacted Amy's life so strongly. Buy a custom Runners Helping Runners T-shirt and ALL donations go directly to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

On August 27th Amy is also walking in the Pittsburgh "Out of the Darkness" walk to fight suicide and Kinian wants her to walk that walk knowing she reached her goal! Kinian is also donating 10% of its profits from now until August 27th to Amy's charity.

T-Shirts Fund Page-

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