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New York CRY Walk 2009

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Platinum Sponsor Aetna Foundation

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Brief Description

If life is a race, some children start last. Underprivileged and marginalized, millions of India's children are deprived of their basic human rights – to food, water, shelter, healthcare and education. Come, be part of this unique opportunity to create a lasting change in the lives of millions of marginalized children in India, living thousands of miles away from you. We need your support – register for the event, donate, become a fundraiser, help with event sponsorships or become a team captain!

A variety of skill levels are invited to participate in this years New York city  Walk event, including a 5k competitive Run for sports enthusiasts starting at 9:00m and a non competitive 5k Walk for families starting at 9.30am. Top finishers will receive special recognition and all participants will receive an attractive CRY T-shirt and CRY memorabilia.

Participate in on-line contests for My Vision for Children campaign and win national acclaim. For details go to:

We are grateful to Aetna Foundation for being our Platinum Sponsor.

Participants who organize teams of 10 will have their team logo displayed on the event T-shirts and our New York City action center’s website. Variety of snacks and refreshing drinks will be available for event participants! Lots of photographs will also be displayed on our website after the event.

Event Description 

  • 5K Run Start Time 9:00 am and Fun Walk Start Time 9.30 am
  • Onsite registration and packet pickup from 8:00 am
  • USTAF Certified 5k course
  • Attractive T-Shirts for all participants
  • Variety of snacks and refreshing drinks will be provided  

Walk Registration Fees 

  • Adults - $ 15
  • Students - $ 12
  • Couples - $ 25
  • Family of Four - $ 45

Kids 12 years and under - Free with participating adult.

Online Registration Closing Date is Friday, August 28, 2009 @ 11:59

Become a Walk Fundraiser: 

The resources raised through CRY Walk 2009 will be utilized to partner child development projects in India and USA. We urge you to take a walk in the right direction ... and help us in this cause. If would like to set up a fundraising page – just click the "become a fundraiser" badge! Customize your personal fundraising page and email it out to friends, family and co-workers and ask them to make a contribution on your fundraising page - thank you and good luck on your fundraising campaign!

Note to Families: 

Families and strollers are welcome to participate in the Fun Walk. Use this opportunity to spend quality family time at nearby Central Park and take leisurely stroll along the street of New York, after the event.

About CRY Walk 2009: 

CRY Walk for Child Rights is in its sixth year and is being organized across 15 Cities this year – this is one of our efforts to bring together people from all walks of life who want to be part of a movement to ensure that underprivileged children attain their rights to a healthy childhood.


Events Details:






Riverside Park, West 116th Street, NY

Parking Instructions:

Riverside Park, West 116th Street, NY

AC Contact details:

Rakesh Gupta - 201-220-4490

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Top Ten Donors

1. Sunny $ 150.00
2. Sheldon $ 150.00
3. Ritu $ 108.00
4. Nutan $ 100.00
5. Harish $ 100.00
6. Priti $ 100.00
7. Luminita $ 50.00
8. Kedar $ 50.00
9. Siddharth $ 45.00
10. Unib $ 45.00

Event Fundraisers

1. Sunny Bhardwaj $ 631.00
2. Rakesh Gupta $ 387.00
3. vivek rao $ 287.00
4. Ami Patel $ 126.00
5. Kreeanne Rabadi $ 70.00
6. Malvika Gupta $ 57.00
7. Janaki Talati $ 54.00
8. Tabrez Rajani $ 18.00
9. Amee Parikh $ 0.00
10. Sruti Dhulipala $ 0.00
11. Mayuri Ghosh $ 0.00
12. Shuchi Lange $ 0.00