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Hideki Kinoshita’s Fundraising Page in Support of Mount Sinai’s World Trade Center Health Program


On the 10th Anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, I set up a fundraiser to support The Mount Sinai Health System's World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program. I am extremely passionate about fundraising for this program because it directly helps those brave men and women who unselfishly came to the rescue in the wake of 9/11 and have since developed serious health issues as a result of being exposed to toxins and carcinogens while working at Ground Zero.
 
My mission is to raise over $20,000 to help the World Trade Center Health Program by starting a new initiative to give back to charities while encouraging fellow runner friends to take up the banner of charity running. Over a series of marathons and ultramarathons, I will be inviting fellow runners to partner up with me in raising awareness and funding for Mount Sinai’s WTC Health Program.
 
During this arduous endeavor, I need your support to help me reach my fundraising goal. Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure, and your donation goes directly to Mount Sinai’s WTC Health Program. Many thanks for your support and please don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too.
 
 
Hideki "Kino" Kinoshita
 
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Fundraising races for Mount Sinai’s WTC Program

2011 North Coast 24-Hour Endurance Run (OH) on 2011/09/17-2011/09/18, 104.79 miles PR, USA Track & Field National 24 Hour Championships 29th Place Overall
 
2012 Providence Marathon (RI) on 2012/05/06, 3:24:50, Sub-4 State #24
Comrades Marathon (SOUTH AFRICA) on 2012/06/03, 56 Mile Ultra, 9:37:39 PR, Continent #4
Utah Valley Marathon (UT) on 2012/06/09, 3:41:19, Sub-4 State #27
Jackson Hole Out & Back Marathon (WY) on 2012/06/16, 3:56:16, Sub-4 State #28, 6th Place Overall
Moose's Tooth Marathon (AK) on 2012/08/19, 3:57:24, Sub-4 State #31
Turtle Marathon (NM) on 2012/09/03, 3:56:12, Sub-4 State #32, 2nd Place Overall
Hartford Marathon (CT) on 2012/10/13, 3:27:16, Sub-4 State #38, Partner Fundraiser Peter Lantin
Des Moines Marathon (IA) on 2012/10/21, 3:38:50, Sub-4 State #39, Partner Fundraisers Mary Harvey & JC Santa Teresa
 
2013 Callaway Gardens Marathon (GA) on 2013/01/27, 3:55:52, Sub-4 State #43, 15th Place Overall, 2nd Place Age Group
Hyannis Marathon (MA) on 2013/02/24, 3:43:10, Sub-4 State #44

 


 

Since 9/11, many responders have developed long-term, life-threatening diseases that are directly attributable to their experiences at the WTC site. This medical burden has caused countless numbers of responders to lose their ability to work and has led many of these heroes to lose their primary source of income, as well as their health insurance. Mount Sinai seeks to bridge this gap and continue to ensure that those first responders are able to receive treatment for the medical and psychosocial illnesses that they now face.

 

 
 
 
Goal:$20,000.00
Raised:$7180.60