5K and 1-mile runs advantage Kenyan children, assistance buy propagandize supplies, food and …
April 16, 2015 - School Supplies
The Way Community Church of Coker is hosting a 11th 5K for Kenya Run on Saturday during Munny Sokol Park during 8 a.m. with a Children’s Challenge 1-mile run during 8:45 a.m.
Kids will accept a hand-beaded necklace done in Kenya.
Day of registration starts during 7 p.m., and a cost is $30 for a 5K and $10 for a Children’s Challenge. Participants can also register during Wagner’s RunWalk in Midtown Village from 5-7 tonight.
“The deduction go to a Challenge Farm in Kitale, Kenya,” pronounced competition executive Maggie Raburn. “It also goes to Tender Feet Education Center in Nairobi, Kenya.”
Raburn pronounced a Challenge Farm is a self-sustaining trickery where children who have been discovered from a streets in a Kipsongo slums of Kitale live and attend school.
The Tender Feet Education Center is a day propagandize that transports children daily from a Kibara slums of Nairobi to a school. They are fed breakfast and lunch and given a full day of learning, Raburn said.
“They’re perplexing to mangle a cycle of abuse and be prolific members of society,” she said. “It’s a possibility of hope. These kids wouldn’t be alive if they stayed on a streets.”
Raburn pronounced a income lifted from a 5K and Children’s Challenge helps squeeze propagandize uniforms, supplies, textbooks, food and more.
First- by third-place winners of a 5K will accept handmade leather bookmarks from Kenya. Door prizes also will be awarded. Participants can suffer a pancake breakfast supposing by St. Mark United Methodist Church following a run.