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Alison Bennett runs in Dublin, Ireland

Next Sunday, our resident super runner Ali Bennett will be pounding the pavement, running the New York City Marathon while raising awareness and much needed funding for two amazing charities: The Komera Project and The Somaly Mam Foundation.   It’s not too late to donate to Ali’s hard work!  Thank you Ali for all you are doing, and good luck next week!

Training Update!

Alison Bennett runs in Dublin, Ireland

As we wrote about back in July, long-time friend of Curves for Change Ali Bennett has been training to run the New York City Marathon next month, while simultaneously raising money for C4C.  With a little over one month to go, Ali is in the throes of her training regime having completed an 18 mile training run this past weekend.

“I’ve always heard people say, ‘The training is the continue reading…

A Real Superhero

Maximilian Kirchner Ironman Curves for Change

Meet Maximilian Kirchner…corporate lawyer by day, Ironman by night. Ironman not in the Marvel comics sense, but a superhero nonetheless. Max will be participating in the 2012 Ironman US Championship, the first ever Ironman in New York City. While this will be his third triathlon, it will be Max’s first Ironman.

Recently, Max was speaking with one of the Curves for Change board members, and he was moved by the stories behind Somaly Mam and The Komera Project, the two sponsored charities of C4C this year. Hearing about the frightening numbers of children being sex-trafficked every year and the girls in Rwanda who continue reading…

Join us on Thursday September 13th, 2012 at 7PM in NYC to run (or WALK!) and raise money for two great organizations working to empower women and girls. All ages welcome, so this is a perfect family day in the park!  The money we raise TOGETHER will be donated to Somaly Mam Foundation and The Komera Project. Here are the details… continue reading…

We’ve Come a Long Way…

Katherine Switzer Boston Marathon

On April 19, 1966, Roberta Gibb hid in the bushes at the beginning of the Boston Marathon. After the starting gun fired, she waited until half the pack passed by, and then jumped into the race. One year later, while Katherine Switzer was running the Boston Marathon, she was confronted and physically assaulted by two officials from the race. Not because she wasn’t a registered runner, but because she was a woman. continue reading…

Thanks: Voli Spirits

Pitbull and Voli Vodka

Our mixologists will be preparing refreshing drinks on the private terrace for a VIP crowd at our June 26th charitable awareness event, courtesy of Voli Spirits. 

Voli light vodkas are a favorite of celebrities like recording artist Pitbull, who partnered with them to create the world’s first line of low calorie fruit and fusion flabored vodkas. Made from natural ingredients and distilled from superior French wheat and pure spring water, Voli is the perfect balance of taste appreciated by vodka connoisseurs.

Thanks: Drop Of Honey Caterers, Yum-O!

Drop Of Honey Caterers at Curves For Change Event

Carol Stanley and Aleksandr Barshtein join their talents as chef and pastry chef in Drop of Honey Caterers based in NYC. For our VIP Cocktail Event in NYC they will pepare a scrumptious menu of Roasted Red Pepper Crostini w/ Red Wine Reduction, Asian Chicken Salad in Wonton Cups, Chocolate Figs with Grand Marnier Ganche, and Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Strawberry Compote.

It’s wonderful having the food freshly prepared on-premises. We highly recommend you skip the deli platter and go with the personal touch!


WOW! Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show tickets were auctioned off at our Charity Buzz fundraising event in October, 2011. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity went for more than $25,000 !!! 

Imagine yourself upfront and personal, in a room full of Victoria’s Secret Angels, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Maroon 5, Jay-Z and tons of excitement. This year that will be the experience of our lucky winner, and next time it could be you!

Thank you VS for your generous donation in support of women worldwide.

Good luck for the next pair of tickets everybody – the bidding starts in August 2012!

Thanks: Victoria’s Secret

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How exciting would it be to attend the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in  New York City featuring the world-famous Victoria’s Secret Angels and includes musical performances by Nicki Minaj and Jay-Z? One lucky winner of our tickets knows because she had the winning bid in the Curves For Change Silent Auction, winning two coveted tickets to the show, generously provided by Victoria’s Secret.

Victoria’s Secret not only provides women with beautiful clothing but they promote healthy mind & body for every type of woman… and we love them!

Thanks: Wilhelmina Modeling Agency

Wilhelmina Models

Wilhelmina Models Agent Carrie Dolce at the C4C Fun Run Event

Wilhelmina Models agents have been very supportive of C4C since the beginning, and we couldn’t have launched without their help… so thanks! We loved having you at our 5K Fun Run!

Want to be a model? Check out the many model searches that the Wilhelmina Model Agency holds (it’s fun to see past winners, too).