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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.

“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…

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…

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!

“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.

During a short film shown at the event, you could hear a pin drop; continue reading…


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: Euphoria Spa

Euphoria Spa
Ladies, throw on those sneaks and get training because Euphoria Spa in Tribeca has just donated a luxurious half-day spa package for the first place female finisher of the Curves for Change 5K! 
Whomever the lucky lady is that finishes first, you are in for a generous and much needed treat!  Thank you for providing a prize that’s guaranteed to keep us going!
 

The red carpet was rolled out for the fashion “in” crowd at the Curves for Change launch party with celebrities, models and brands coming together to make a statement and make a difference.