WHAT: Saturday October 27th is National Make a Difference Day and School on Wheels will be hosting its 5th Annual 5K Fun Run & Walk to benefit homeless children.
WHEN: 10am, Saturday, October 27th, 2012
WHERE: Footpath of Zuma Beach, Malibu
WHY: Goal is to raise $50,000 for their program.
WHO: School on Wheels, Inc. is the only non-profit in Southern California that provides educational assistance to homeless children. Their goal is to provide one-on-one tutoring to 2,000 students annually. They believe that education is the key to breaking the cycle of homelessness, and have the support of over 1,000 volunteers throughout Southern California.
CONTACT: For more information please contact Sinead Chilton at email@example.com or (213) 905-2777.
For the 5th year in a row, School on Wheels is hosting their 5K Fun Run&Walk along the footpath of Zuma Beach in Malibu. The run will benefit homeless children the program serves The event will be taking place on Saturday, October 27th, which is 'National Make a Difference Day'. They are expecting a great turnout with several local businesses sponsoring the event including Paradise Beach Café, Sage Publications and Property Management Associates, to name but a few.
The Mayor of Malibu, Lou La Monte, will be guest of honor at the event. The Mayor will start the race and present the winners with medals and prizes. Agnes Stevens, Founder of School on Wheels and Malibu local, will also be present as will Executive Director, Catherine Meek.
School on Wheels is expecting over 300 participants and, with Santa Monica Irish band D4 providing the entertainment - http://www.thedublin4.com/Pages/bandinfo.aspx, it is sure to be a morning not to miss. In addition, School on Wheels will be holding a raffle draw with 1st prize being two roundtrip airline tickets courtesy of Southwest Airlines. The race day goal is to raise $50,000 for their program.
Here are a few ways you can be involved in this FUN event:
1. Run or walk! - Register Here . All participants will receive a free t-shirt and raffle ticket for a chance to win amazing prizes, including two roundtrip tickets courtesy of Southwest Airlines.
2. If you can't attend, you can sponsor a runner or Team School on Wheels.
3. Don't feel like running? Help out as a volunteer on the day to register the runners, distribute water, and cheer everyone on!
For more information and to register for the event, please visit - http://schoolonwheels.org/2012funrun
Advance Registration - $25
Race Day Registration - $30
Team/Groups - $75 (6 person maximum)
Registration from 8.45 am, race starts at 10am. Also, the race will be timed and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age/gender category.
Team School on Wheels
Tutoring Homeless Children Since 1993