Fans Run the World 2022: Scotland

What happens when passionate people all over the planet take to roads, trails, parks, and treadmills to dedicate themselves to a full year of personal fitness? FANS RUN THE WORLD, of course! Building on the huge success of the 2021 endeavor, we’re inviting the entire global community from the Fanthropy Running Clubs to join us as we run virtually for the ENTIRE 2022 year. In 2021, we rocked New Zealand and saw all of the epic sites in ‘Middle Earth’. […]

The RTI Winter 2021 Direct Impact Project

This winter, our worldwide Fanthropy Running Clubs community is focusing our Direct Impact Project (DIP) on the importance of early brain and language development through the power of reading books to young children from birth. We’re going to collect new picture and board books for young children (target ages 1 to 5) for delivery to multiple facilities that will put them into the hands of those who need them most. THE GOAL: Our community is going to donate 5,000 new […]

The RTI Summer 2021 Direct Impact Project: Period Supplies

  A 2019 study led by St. Louis University researchers found 36 percent of people who menstruate missed days of work due to a lack of adequate period supplies. It also found 21 percent of low-income individuals surveyed couldn’t buy those needed products on a monthly basis…nearly half of them had to choose between buying food or period-related products.  That study was conducted before the global pandemic led to lockdowns, closed businesses, rising unemployment, and decreased availability of retail goods. […]

The RTI Summer 2020 Direct Impact Project

As our global community focuses on individual and collective safety in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain resolute in doing everything possible as an organization to join in and support those efforts. While so many of us look forward to the Direct Impact Projects (DIPs) that demonstrate our ability to coordinate a wildly successful international goods drive, the risks associated with conducting such a project at this time outweigh the benefits of the effort on multiple levels. Because of […]