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Longines Global Champions Tour of New York to Support JustWorld International Charity

2019.08.06.99.99 LGCT New York News JustWorld Official Charity LGCT SG

Valkenswaard, The Netherlands – August 06, 2019 – JustWorld will be the official charity supported by Longines Global Champions Tour of New York where the finals of the 2019 series will take place for the first time.

The spectacular new event, taking place September 27 – 29, 2019, will feature the world’s top riders competing on Governors Island with breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.

The Longines Global Champions Tour of New York will support JustWorld International, a not-for-profit organization funding education and nutrition programs, transforming the lives of children in impoverished communities around the world. JustWorld provides a unique opportunity for equestrians and individuals to learn about, experience, and contribute to a global campaign against poverty. From international judges, course designers, and officials, to hundreds of professional, amateur and junior riders, equestrians of all ages, riding levels, and disciplines serve as JustWorld Ambassadors and supporters, helping to raise awareness and funds of the JustWorld programs.

Jan Tops, Founder and President of the Longines Global Champions Tour, stated, “The Longines Global Champions Tour is pleased to support JustWorld at our inaugural event in New York to raise awareness and further their work to help children in need in impoverished countries.”

JustWorld International Founder and President Jessica Newman said, “JustWorld is grateful for the support and endorsement of the LGCT. JustWorld is thrilled to collaborate with the LGCT through the equestrian sport to further its mission and change children’s lives on a global scale.”

JustWorld International

JustWorld International is a not-for-profit organization funding education and nutrition programs, transforming the lives of children in impoverished communities.

Since 2003, JustWorld has provided a unique opportunity for equestrians and individuals to learn about, experience, and contribute to a global campaign against poverty. Selected as an Official Charity Partner of the FEI, the governing body of the equestrian sport, JustWorld unites thousands of riders from around the world to give children a leg up to a brighter future.

JustWorld International is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in the United States and tax-deductible donations are accepted in the United States. JustWorld International has no political or religious affiliation. JustWorld is registered in California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Source: News release by LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour

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