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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.

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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…

The Curves For Change Board Of Directors

The Curves for Change inaugural event of 2012 was held on Tuesday evening in New York City and was, in a word, amazing!  Seeing so many gathered together in support of two such deserving charities was so inspiring.  We are forever grateful for our supportive sponsors Joshua Ferguson Photography, Alex Dolce Photography, Drop of Honey caterers, and Voli Light vodka who generously participated without hesitation. continue reading…

The wings are being polished for the Victoria’s Secret Angels to strut the runway in 2012 and you can attend the show with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Imagine yourself in a prime seat alongside Jay-Z, in a room full of gorgeous models, with Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Maroon 5 and tons of excitement.  Well… 

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“Don’t Give, Invest” is one of the eight line items in the manifesto of Many Hopes, a charity that one of our generous sponsors, Alexis Bittar, recently introduced us to.

At a fundraiser on Monday night in New York City, C4C’s board members Julie Henderson and Chella Ferrow (pictured)  met Anthony Mulongo and Thomas Keown, co-founders of Many Hopes organization and were blown away by their passion to their cause: finding, rescuing, housing and educating orphaned and abandoned girls in Mtwapa, Kenya, and dedication to equipping the girls to be future agents of change in their community.

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Charity: Somaly Mam Foundation

C4C President Bernadett Vajda with Women's Rights Proponent Tina Marie Clark at the Somaly Mam event.

Somaly Mam does not know her real name. She does not know when she was born, nor who her real parents are. But she knows this: that life is love, and she has given her life to rescuing and rehabilitating victims of modern-day slavery.

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the Somaly Mam Foundation. You’ll be hearing more about our empowerment of their mission as the year goes on.


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!

Planning is underway for an invitation-only daytime gathering at a private residence in The Hamptons this summer for our closest friends, generous sponsors and Curves for Change members to introduce our charities for 2012.

VIP Friends Evening Cocktail Party NYC

Event date: 26 Jun, 2012

On June 26th we will host a by-invitation-only evening in a private residence for our closest friends, generous sponsors and Curves for Change members to share our plans for 2012.