KBC, PTO partner to sponsor ‘Run for Fund’

By on September 20, 2013

by Laura Gampfer, Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO secretary
In an effort to promote health and wellness among the students at Blackberry Creek Elementary School, the Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO will partner with Blackberry Creek School to sponsor a “Run for Fund” on Friday, Oct. 4, as our fall fundraiser this year.

The Run for Fund is an outdoor run-a-thon and walk-a-thon. This is a fun event that will get our kids moving and raise money for our school at the same time. Students will collect donations to support their running and walking efforts, and they will be eligible for prizes when they collect $20 or more in donations.

The funds we raise at this event will help fund our PTO for the entire year. Last year’s fundraisers allowed us to fund grade level field trips, sponsor assemblies, purchase Nooks, computer programs, playground toys, library and classroom books, fifth-grade T-shirts and class photos, math/reading/language programs, classroom supplies, an illuminated outdoor marquee sign, and many more needed items for our students and our school.

We would like to thank the many KBC parents, families, and friends that have supported our students at the Run for Fund. Their support allows the KBC PTO to continue to provide educational materials and experiences for our KBC students. Please visit kbcpto.org for more information.

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