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An invitation to run, walk, fundraise or donate to “Organic to Nourish Our Soils and Ourselves”

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This article comes from the NOFA/Massachusetts 2016 October Issue Newsletter

By Allison Beatty-Maynard

On November 6th NOFA/Mass will be coming together for our largest fundraiser of the year, our 4th annual 5k run/walk - Organic to Nourish Our Soils and Ourselves. This event is a great way to join with NOFA/Mass board, staff and members to ensure the continuation of these innovative and important NOFA/Mass programs:

  • Restoring carbon to the soil from the atmosphere through organic land management practices
  • Training the next generation of organic farmers
  • Advocating  for public policy in the interest of farmers and consumers at the state and national levels
  • Strengthening connections with marginalized populations to improve their access to organic farming resources

There are TWO ways you can help:

Commit to Fundraising for NOFA/Mass

How to sign up to fundraise:

1. Create an account on Crowdrise.com to fundraise for NOFA/Mass http://bit.ly/soilsandselves

2. Ask friends and family to make pledges to NOFA/Mass

3. If you would like to run in the road race, pay $25 and register with Battlegreen Run Foundation (the organizers of the run/walk) http://bit.ly/battlegreenrun

4. Join us on November 6th in Lexington, MA. You can choose to walk, run or just hang out!

OR

Donate to our team

Can’t make it to the event but still want to support our programming?  Follow this link to make a tax deductible donation to NOFA/Mass http://bit.ly/soilsandselves

Through four years of this event we have raised well over $50,000 for NOFA/Mass.  Our hope is that individuals, such as you, that are committed to organic farming and food will partner with us ensuring this is our most successful fundraiser yet! 

The run/walk takes place on November 6th at 12:00pm, Lexington High School, 251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA. For more information email Allison Maynard at amaynard@nofamass.org. Thank you for your support – hope to see you in Lexington!

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