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I am so overwhelmed that I can hardly put it into words. The last days and weeks have been very strenuous and energy-draining for me, but through your enthusiastic and encouraging words and the seemingly never-ending flow of donations, I could always draw on new energy and power to keep going. Even in the first days of the New Year further donations have been received. THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart!

As you know, it was my aim to collect enough donations to provide 500 children with a life-changing school meal — now it is 7.459 children, who…


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This Advent flew by incredibly quickly! Christmas will be here in just a few days. At the moment I am often having difficulties falling asleep, as so many thoughts are racing through my head and I am just bursting with gratitude and joy. So many old and new friends have accompanied me and supported me through the last weeks. From the very start everybody wanted to help me to reach my goal. So many people, many whom I do not even know at all, have sponsored me. So many have written or posted that my campaign has inspired or motivated…


Last week Monday, I got my new botox injection. Not into my face (!), but into my arms and legs. Botox is a neurotoxin that paralyses muscle fibers when it gets injected into certain muscle areas. For me it has very positive effects on my tone and my entire muscular system which is usually constantly cramped. The effect lasts for about three months.

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After an injection, my body usually gets very stiff and I thought my exercises on the Lyra wouldn’t be too successful this week. But the longer I walked, the more relaxed my body became. Unfortunately my therapy…


Listening to the daily news these days, I’ve been thinking a lot about the children in Ethiopia. Since 2017, Mary’s Meals is active in Ethiopia’s northern parts, in the Tigray region, which is currently in the focus of the escalating conflicts. Now even the connection to Mary’s Meals’ Ethiopian partners, the “Daughters of Charity” has been cut. Ethiopia declared a six-months state of emergency and there are power outages of electricity, internet and telecommunication services. I feel deeply sorry for this country. Even before the conflicts it has been heavily affected by the Corona pandemic. Mary’s Meals was a true…


I’m Felix. In the four weeks before Christmas I am carrying out my campaign “Felix runs for Mary’s Meals” to raise money for starving children. Read more about me and my story here. My aim was to provide 500 children with a good warm school meal for a whole year by Christmas. After just a few days we exceeded this target multiple times. Thanks to all of you! We are humbled and in awe for this incredible support and would love to thank each and everyone – but that’s beyond our technical and physical capabilities. I’m using a voice command…


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In the four weeks before Christmas I am carrying out my campaign “Felix runs for Mary’s Meals” to raise money for starving children. Read more about me and my story here. My aim was to provide 500 children with a good warm school meal for a whole year by Christmas. After only 3 days, I had already achieved triple my goal!!! Thanks to all of you! So, should I now stop and lean back?? No way!! There are so many more hungry children waiting for Mary’s Meals! Children, who otherwise won’t have a chance in life. So, I’m definitely going…


In the four weeks before Christmas I am carrying out my campaign “Felix runs for Mary’s Meals” to raise money for starving children. Read more about me and my story here. I’m completely overwhelmed: my aim was to provide 500 children with a good warm school meal for a whole year. I wanted to achieve that by Christmas. After only 3 days, I had already achieved triple my goal!!! And now, only one week after I startet this campaign, together with you, we achieved to reach 2.345 children with a daily meal for a whole school year. Thanks to all…


In the four weeks before Christmas I am going to carry out my campaign “Felix runs for Mary’s Meals” to raise enough money for one year of school meals for 500 children in Turkana, Kenya. And I’m going to do this in my gait trainer “Lyra”!

You can support my charity run with a donation – no matter how big or small. Every cent counts. Donate here: marysmeals.org/Felix

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A few things about me I’m Felix and I’m 32 years old. In 2016 I had a diving accident in Malaysia, while I was doing my MBA at INSEAD in Singapore. Before…

Felix Runs for Mary's Meals

I’m Felix. Since my diving accident I’m bound to a wheelchair. Here I’m documenting my progress in my gait trainer — as a charity run for starving kids in Kenia

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