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2020 Sponsored Diet to Benefit Palestine



You are Invited!

You are invited to support Palestine by taking part in our Sponsored Diet, by either taking part in the diet yourself, or by sponsoring one of the dieters.

This fundrasier is to benefit:

Israel restricts the amount of food going in to Gaza, a ruthless and deliberate policy whereby the dietary needs of the Gazan people are chillingly calculated to keep the population alive at a near starvation level. An Israeli minister joked that they were ‘putting the Palestinians on a diet’. Members of the international community are invited to join in a diet voluntarily to raise funds for Palestine and thereby show solidarity.

The Rules

  1. Be aware that this is a fundraiser for Palestine, not a diet club.
  2. Weigh-in on Saturday Jan 4th 2020 at home or with fellow dieters.
  3. Join the 2020 Sponsored Diet Google Group for moral support.
  4. Get sponsors (suggest $2 per pound, but there is no upper limit!)
  5. Eat wisely, eliminating refined carbohydrates such as sugar.
  6. Weigh-out Saturday April 11th after 14 weeks
  7. Collect money from sponsors when the diet ends. Exact details on payment will given nearer the time.
  8. Please have all donations in by May 31st 2020.
  9. The money will be sent off to the two beneficiaries in the third week of May.
  10. Optional: Join in the monthly maintenance checks May-Dec so you don’t regain what you have lost.
  11. Dieters and their sponsors may choose which organization to support. Therefore, the totals raised will not necessary be equal.
  12. Please note that your actual weight will remain confidential at all times

Those of you who do not need/wish to lose weight are invited to sponsor those of us that do.

Please note that this is a fundraiser for Palestine. Dieters pledge to raise at least $100. Current record raised from a single dieter is $3,00

If you want to join or sponsor someone, please email 14friendsofpalestine@gmail.com  

Please note that this is a fundraiser for Palestine, not just a diet club. Dieters pledge to raise at least $100. The current record raised from a single dieter is $3,000.

Click on the image below for a printable copy of the flier.

Go Palestine! – The weight of the world is behind you!


Sponsored Diet Cartoon


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