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Jon Parker

Jon Parker

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I heard it said, “Talent is equally distributed but opportunity is not.” I now have the chance to be a part of something that will tip the scales and provide opportunity where major talent already exists. Since first visiting Gugulethu almost 5 years ago, the area has maintained a special place in my heart. By running the 2 Oceans Half Marathon my team and I will raise funds for the Gugulethu Innovation Hub.

The Innovation Hub will be a multi purpose space that not only creates an attractive urban environment in the community, but also houses a range of programs in which people can be equipped to connect to the local and global community. The aim of this Innovation Hub is to combat youth unemployment and strengthen families within Gugulethu. For more information you can check out this link:

My squad will be training mentally and physically for this race. If you would like to participate financially and be a part of making a change in this community please donate! Thank you!!!


  • Apr 17, 2019 - USD $ 105.20
  • "Keep running the race." - Randi

  • Apr 12, 2019 - USD $ 105.20
  • "You excite and inspire us bro! " - Uhrlass family

  • Apr 03, 2019 - USD $ 20.00
  • "Pick it up--run, run, run..." - Dee

  • Feb 22, 2019 - USD $ 52.61
  • "Bless you!" - Daniel P. David

  • Feb 11, 2019 - USD $ 21.01
  • "Run some more JP!!" - J. Kendi

  • Feb 08, 2019 - USD $ 21.01
  • "Cheering you on from the states!" - Browns

  • Feb 07, 2019 - USD $ 5.26
  • "Run JP!" - Nyah KP

  • Feb 01, 2019 - USD $ 76.53
  • "This is an awesome initiative!" - Anonymous

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Donations to date

R 6 430.06

Fundraising target

R 5 000.00

Funds raised offline

R 800.00

Hillsong Africa Foundation

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The Hillsong Africa Foundation (HAF) has been active in building lives in communities in
South Africa since 2010. Our vision is simple and clear: “Building lives that will build the Nation".

Through the involvement of many volunteers HAF is currently actively impacting the lives of more than
1,800 people every week through over 40 projects in 9 different communities in South Africa.

We are racing towards deepening the impact in our target communities by introducing brand new Innovation Hubs where young people will be able to learn, grow and be inspired to be the best they can be!