BOSTON, August 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
CRY, Child Rights and You America Inc. (CRY America), a 501(c)(3) non- profit that works towards ensuring children their basic rights to live, learn, grow and play will host the 12th annual CRY Walk for Child Rights across 20 cities. The CRY Walk is an opportunity for people to demonstrate that the responsibility for changing children's lives lies with us all.
Walkers and runners across New York, New Jersey, Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, Boston, Atlanta, Houston, among other cities are invited to participate in 5k non-competitive walks, competitive runs and activities for children. It is a space for the entire family to have a fun outing together and simultaneously help build a better world for children. CRY Walk 2015 commences on August 23 at Riverside Park, New York and concludes on November 8 at Santa Monica Beach, LA.
CRY Walk 2015 is sponsored by Star TV, TV Asia, Air India, Stratus, Vapor Source, Shani International, India Abroad and Mera Sangeet. We thank all our event sponsors, media sponsors and donors for their generous support. Our special thanks goes out to our volunteers, fundraisers and team leaders across 20 cities for organizing this event in aid of underprivileged children.
Speaking about the event, Shefali Sunderlal, President, CRY America said, "We know that children dream big and all they need are the right opportunities to realize their dreams. By participating in the CRY Walk, you help raise awareness on children's issues and precious funds that ensure children's dreams come true."
CRY America has thus far ensured that 600,558 children living across 2,726 villages and slums have access to education, healthcare and are protected from violations through support to 70 Projects in India and the USA.
"This impact has been possible because of the support we have received from 20,885 donors and 2,000 volunteers. Your support will allow us to ensure many more children are educated, healthy and protected from child labor, child marriage, malnutrition and discrimination," Sunderlal concluded.
About CRY America:
CRY, Child Rights and You America Inc. (CRY America) is a 501c3 non profit that is driven by its vision of a just world in which all children have equal opportunities to develop to their full potential and realize their dreams. With the support of over 20,885 donors and 2,000 volunteers, CRY America has impacted the lives of 600,558 children living across 2,726 villages and slums through support to 70 Projects in India and USA.
SOURCE Cry America