Around the World Virtual 5K Run/Walk Earns More than $2,000

In April and May 2018, Foreign Service community members in at least 55 cities around the world “competed” in the fourth annual Around the World Virtual 5K, raising a total of $2,264. Individuals and teams ran a 5k in a location of their choice in the month of April. With over 422 participants (not including the four-legged variety), runners posted pictures from Abidjan to Yokohama. This year, the chosen cause was the AAFSW Family Crisis Fund. Started by EFM Sheila Switzer and other volunteers, the fund provides small financial grants to EFMs in need. Often these grants help women facing divorce and lacking a home, a support network, or a… Read More

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