Illinois Marathon- WBGL's Team Abolition International
Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon
April 24-26th, 2014
WBGL is partnering with Abolition International in the fight against human trafficking. You can join the WBGL Team by signing up to participate in one of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon events: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon or Marathon Relay. All funds raised will go to ABOLITION INTERNATIONAL.
WBGL has been approved by the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon as an official charity team with Abolition International, which allows our team members to register for the marathon events at a discounted rate and raise funds to help support Abolition International.
Who is Abolition International?
Their Mission- Bringing an end to human trafficking & exploitation through education, empowerment, and comprehensive restorative care. There are approximately 21 million people enslaved around the world and Abolition International's goal is to bring an end.
The money that is collected from fundraising efforts will be given to Abolition International to build a home in Nashville that will house rescued girls and train leaders to help rehabilitate girls rescued from trafficking.
To find out more on Abolition International, what they fight, what they do, who they are visit their website.