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FF:SA Kilometres for Katie - Make a Wish Foundation.

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Adalia-Durron , Jun 11, 2009.

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  1. Adalia-Durron

    Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress. star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jun 3, 2003
    On November 22nd, Joseph Schönberger, TK-3699 from Garrison Tyranus, will be running in the Philadelphia Marathon to raise money for the Make A Wish foundation. He?s running in memory of Katie Johnson and will run in Stormtrooper armor to increase visibility, and because Katie would've loved it. While it?s true that running in armor is no longer considered unique, at least within the Star Wars community, this effort is a little different.

    Joe is spearheading an international campaign called ?Kilometers 4 Katie?. Its purpose is to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and to raise awareness of the organization and all of the fantastic work they do to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions and provide them with hope, strength, and joy. The Philadelphia Marathon is just the beginning.

    ?Kilometers 4 Katie,? or ?Km4KT? for short, is a group whose mission to encourage individuals to participate in events in their own towns as a member of Team: Km4KT. We may be geographically separated, but that doesn?t mean aren?t unified.

    What can you do?

    # Donate. Even small donations add up

    # Run in a local event such as a 5K or walk as a member of Team: Km4KT

    # Change your signature in online forums and add a link to our website

    # Participate in our upcoming online fund raising merchandise promotions

    # Add us on MySpace

    # Join our FaceBook and help spread the word

    # Follow us on Twitter

    # Put a link to in your signature on here

    Feel free to add our sig file to your forum signature, website, or blog:


    We know that one person can make a difference in the lives of others.
    One person already has made that difference, and her name was Katie.

    Please visit us at and don?t forget to tell all of your family and friends.

    Thank you

    Ok, I know this is the US Make a Wish Foundation, but this is for Katie. Do yourselves a favour and watch the video at the bottom of the website, it will move you. If we all put $2, we can give just a little to his cause. I have printed out the forms, and if people wish to help, PM me your intentions. I will leave this up for a month or so and see what I get. I will be putting some $$ forward, but would like to say it was from the SAFF if possible. ;)
  2. Obi-Wan_Toddi

    Obi-Wan_Toddi Former SAFF CR star 6

    Feb 7, 2005
    I hope people can get behind this. Put me down for some $$ A-D. :)
  3. TK1571

    TK1571 Jedi Knight star 5

    Sep 10, 2003
    Will be putting some money towards their effort.

  4. Adalia-Durron

    Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress. star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jun 3, 2003
    Thanks guys. [face_love] I watched the video and cried again, she was so brave and her life so very short. :(
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