Press Releases

  • On Sunday, September 14, 2014, around 6,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run at Centennial Olympic Park. The Atlanta Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Sunday, October 19, 2014, around 700 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual San Francisco Partnership Walk / Run at Central Park – Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, CA. The San Francisco Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Sunday, September 21, 2014, around 3,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual San Antonio Partnership Walk/Run at La Villita Historic Arts Village. The San Antonio Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Sunday, September 28, 2014, around 1,200 participants will walk to end global poverty in the annual Orlando Partnership Walk at Lake Eola Park. The Orlando Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Sunday, September 14, 2014, around 1,800 participants will walk to end global poverty in the annual Los Angeles Partnership Walk at the Santa Monica Pier. The Los Angeles Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Saturday, November 15, 2014, around 7,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Houston Partnership Walk/Run at Sam Houston Park. The Houston Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Saturday, September 20, 2014, around 5,000 participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Dallas Partnership Walk/Run at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX. The Dallas Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • On Sunday, October 12, 2014, scores of participants will race to end global poverty in the annual Austin Partnership Run at Brushy Creek Sports Park in Cedar Creek. The Austin Partnership Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia.

  • Today 90 golfers took a swing at ending global poverty by raising $190,000 net in the annual Chicago Partnership Golf tournament at the Ravinia Green Country Club in Riverwoods, Illinois. The Chicago Partnership Golf tournament is an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia. The PartnershipsInAction tournament attracted high-level corporate executives, civic leaders and local celebrities including Congressman Brad Schneider of Illinois’s Tenth District, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, and Rehan Aslam, Executive Producer for Fox News Chicago. Foursome winners of on-course contests received Signature First Place Trophy for best team score.

  • Today three runners in the Boston marathon raced to raise funds to help end global poverty. The Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) is honored to be a partner charity for the 2014 Boston Marathon. As an organization inspired by the universal principles of pluralism, compassion and human dignity, the Foundation works to end poverty and strengthen the fabric of civil society, often in places where it has been torn by conflict. The Foundation works for the common good of all citizens, regardless of their gender, origin or religion. For the AKF Run Team, running 26.2 miles through Boston was a chance to demonstrate that commitment.

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