Ocean Parkway Runners
WE SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY
We support the community and various non-profits through fundraising, support and volunteering.
Ocean Parkway Runners Proudly Supports Cheri Srour and her organization #BecauseICan. Cheri is a firm believer that the happiest people don't have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything. About Cheri Srour
The middle of five siblings, Cheri grew up in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. Upon graduating Yeshivah of Flatbush High School, Cheri was diagnosed with an autoimmune, neurological disorder. Within two weeks, Cheri lost complete mobility, no longer capable of swallowing, breathing, or speaking on her own. Spending months in rehab, Cheri progressed and regained some strength.
Learn More Here http://becican.weebly.com/
OHEL FAMILY / OHEL OXC
OHEL is the most trusted haven of safety and support, providing services that help build lives, and strengthen families, homes and communities to face social, developmental and emotional challenges. http://www.oheloxc.org/
Sephardic Bikur Holim is a non profit mental health and social service agency dedicated to caring for people in need with compassion, discretion, and respect. We provide for the health, sustenance, support, and well-being of children and adults, the infirm and the disadvantaged through an ever-expanding spectrum of services, programs and resources. At Sephardic Bikur Holim, our goal is to invest in families and individuals with strength and self-esteem so that they can rise with dignity to their utmost potential.
While maintaining a strong commitment to excellence, our network of devoted volunteers work hand in hand to train, play and solicit sponsors for all events.
Learn More Here http://www.teamsbh.org/
THE SASSOON 7 PROJECT
Lets help build a center of joy and happiness on the very site of the tragedy that shook the world where seven beautiful children perished in a fire at 3371 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn New York. Learn More https://www.gofundme.com/the-sassoon-7-project
LIDYA CHAMI HESED FOUNDATION
The Lidya Chami A”H Hesed Foundation was founded upon the principles that Lidya lived her life – which was to Live, Love, and Laugh.Our mission is to be a source of Hope and Support to the Family Members who have Loved ones facing serious illness and a battle of ongoing treatments.
Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities is a thriving non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities and ensuring their inclusion in every aspect of Jewish life. https://teamyachad.com/
DJ COHEN TEAMDEEJ
DJ Cohen was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic Cancer on February 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM at the age of 38. DJ is the devoted husband of Alexis, and the loving father of 3 beautiful girls: Linda Candice (age 10) Lori Stephanie (age 9), and Caroline Lee (age 6). Upon his diagnosis, DJ took to poetry to express his most vulnerable thoughts, fears and emotions – mixing stark reality, inflections of sarcasm,humor, and feelings everyone can relate to. DJ began to share his poems with people via social media as well as in person, making an indelible impact on those who know him, thought they knew him, or didn’t know him at all.
Learn More Here http://www.teamdeej.com/