Create an icon to be used to unite runners in support of the Tree of Life Synagogue.
On October 27, 2018, the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood was senselessly attacked. While the world watched in shock, Pittsburgh natives Amanda Shannon-Verrengia and Caroline Shannon-Karasik got to work. They contacted me with an idea to create a virtual 5K. Runners would join and run anywhere, raising money to those so closely affected by these events.
Nearly 2,000 people ran, walked, donated. From all over the world, they ran. They shared it, they bought shirts and they posted pictures, and they raised an incredible $35,213.52 for the JCC Pittsburgh