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In the Press for 2017

Local event puts up big numbers in support of Zimbabwe orphans
Written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff – Town Crier Staff Report, Apri 26, 2017
Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18 March 26 event celebrates African nation’s culture, raises money for orphanage
By Shauli Bar-On, Mountain View Voice, March 21, 2017
Join Hungwe, the African Fish Eagle, at the 18th Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair
ByThe Valley Catholic, March 6, 2017
Los Altos resident proves relentless in support of African orphans
Written by Apala Egan- Special to the Town Crier, March 8, 2017

In the Press for 2016

Zimbabwe fair inspires with motto: ‘Be fit, create art and help others’
Written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff – Town Crier Staff Report, March 16, 2016
Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing
by Andrea Gemmet, Mountain View Voice, March 15, 2016
Join Us For The 17th Annual Run For Zimbabwe Orphans Fair
The Valley Catholic, February 1, 2016
Puppet show organizer, director pulls strings to publicize upcoming Zimbabwe Run and Fair,
Los Altos Town Crier, written by Apala Egan, Special to the Town Crier, February 24, 2016

In the Press for 2015

Zimbabwe Run and Fair brings out best in art and athleticism
Written by Staff, Los Altos Town Crier, April 8, 2015
Zimbabwe Run to benefit African orphanage
Written by Rachel Lee,Mountain View Voice, March 17, 2015

In the Press for 2014

Running for inspiration
Written by Katie Straub, Mountain View Voice, March 20, 2014
RUN FOR A CAUSE
Written by Sal Pizarro, San Jose Mercury News, March 14, 20214
Local Run for Zimbabwe, March 23 supports orphans, young women
Written by Roberta Ward, The Valley Catholic, March 11, 2014
Costumed creatures promote 15th Zimbabwe run
Written by Town Crier Staff, March 5, 2014
Megha Agarwal, Ambassador for the Zimbabwe Run and Fair writes about Zimbabwe and how to help the orphaned children.
Run for Zimbabwe Orphans celebrates 15th event March 23
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, February 2014

Ellen Clark’s Summary of the 15th Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans
Submitted April 3, 2014

Read about the Race Dedication to Fr. Freed and Sr. Batsirai Cottage, by Ellen Clark

In the Press for 2013

Read Numbers 2013 by Ellen Clark. The Sustainable Living Foundation sent Makumbi Children’s Home, $34,000 from the 2013 Run. There were 3 course records, 323 runners & 400 fair goers.
Zim Run 2013 Report
Megha Agarwal, Zimbabwe Run Ambassador writes about Zimbabwe and how to help the orphaned children.
Zimbabwe run in 14th year, thanks to energetic resident
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, February 2013
Annual Run for Zimbabwe raises funds for very poor in Africa. By Megha Agarwal
The Valley Catholic, February 2013

In the Press for 2012

No Foolin’ Zim Run April 1st (part of Pizarro: School’s in for Saratoga Historical Foundation article)
Mercury News, Sal Pizarro, March 2012
Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair returns to Mountain View school
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, March 2012

In the Press for 2011

12th annual Zimbabwe run and fair returns Sunday
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, March 2011
Zimbabwe run and fair returns for 12th year
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, March 2011
Zimbabwe Run: education and exercise
Written by Peter Maxwel, Mountain View Voice Staff, March 2011

In the Press for 2010

Zimbabwe run and fair benefits African orphanage 
Written by Town Crier Staff Report, March 2011
They do run Run 11th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair comes next weekend to St. Joseph School
Written by Ellen Huet , Mountain View Voice Staff, March 2010

In the Press for 2009

The choirs of the Makumbi Children’s Home in Zimbabwe and The London Oratory School Schola recorded “Silent Night” across two continents.
Run, learn and help, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Run returns for its 10th year of philanthropic fundraising, by Andrea Nott
Mountain View Voice Staff, March 2009

In the Press for 2008

Zimbabwe Run provides day of compassion for African country in turmoil
The Valley Catholic, May 2008
St. Joseph raises funds for Zimbabwe orphanage
Los Altos Town Crier, March 2008
Zimbabwe fundraiser scheduled for April 6
Los Altos Town Crier, March 2008
Run for Zimbabwe orphans, Zimbabwean fair set for April 6 at St. Joseph School, Mtn. View
The Valley Catholic, February 2008

In the Press for 2007

Run For Zimbabwe Orphans set for March 25 at St. Joseph School, Mountain View
The Valley Catholic, March 2007
8th annual run benefits Zimbabwe orphans, by Megan Ma
Los Altos Town Crier, March 2007
Run for the orphans returns, by Zunaira Durrani
Mountain View Voice, March 2007

In the Press for 2006

Annual fundraiser raises money and awareness for Zimbabwe, by Megan Ma
Los Altos Town Crier, March 2006

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