Taasa Runs BK


Date: April 23, 2023
Time: 7:00 am
Location: McCarron Park, 776 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Register for NYRuns Brooklyn Half Marathon Here

Register for Team Taasa Here:

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How it works:

  1. First Sign up for the BK Half Marathon here
  2. Complete Registration for Team Taasa here and submit your receipt
  3. Follow @TaasaRunsBK for team updates!
  4. Raise $600 for Taasa Health through your Team Member Portal below
  5. Once you reach your target Taasa Health will reimburse your registration fee!
  6. Raise $700 and you’ll receive a limited edition gift from Taasa Health!

Support our goal of raising $4,000 to furnish the Taasa Health Center in Kalungu, Uganda with a full kitchen to provide daily meals for staff  HERE or click on a member of Team Taasa below to support their run!

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Join Team Taasa this April as we run in the Brooklyn Half Marathon for the second year in row! Our goal for this year is to raise $30,000 to provide our Kalungu medical staff with complementary housing, a full kitchen, and daily meals. Our volunteer runners are already preparing for the race!

Taasa Health strives to provide the highest quality medical care to our patients, which means we need to take great care of our medical staff. Taasa provides benefits for our employees that include food and rent, to make sure they can take home as much of their salary as possible to care for their families.

Housing: Our staff currently lives in rental homes in a nearby village. We want to build housing for our clinicians and other staff so they can live on-site at the clinic’s 12-acre property with their families. This separate facility will allow us to hire additional staff over time (nurses, lab technicians, receptionists) and provide them with comfortable, private accommodations for their personal life. Staff housing will also ensure that clinicians are on-site for any medical emergencies around the clock. 

Meals: We also intend on building a kitchen for the clinic and staff on the property. This will allow our staff to prepare fresh meals for fresh daily meals for any malnourished patients and for our team. Donations will go towards constructing the kitchen facility and stocking it with food for the coming months. Longer-term, we are clearing agricultural fields to plant crops for the clinic and neighboring community.

Through your support of Team Taasa reaching its Brooklyn Half Marathon goal, Taasa Health will be able to break ground on staff housing and a kitchen, and start providing daily meals to our staff.

General Donations Options

  • $20 – Provides Staff with Meals for 1 Day
  • $50 – Provides 20 Malaria Testing Kits
  • $100 – Provides Staff with 1-Week of Meals
  • $250 – Provides 1-Month of salary for our cook
  • $500 – Provides much needed pharmaceutical inventory
  • $1000 – Provides Life-Saving Equipment including microscope and otoscope
  • $2500 – Purchases Exam Bed
  • $5,000 – Provides Foundation for Staff Housing

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