Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Family day for charity and scholarships at Carmel High School

The Carmel High School Foundation and the students of Carmel High School are sponsoring a race and a family day  to raise funds for scholarships and to benefit the community as a whole.

The event will take place Oct. 27, and will feature:

A 5K race,
A 2K fun run/walk
Family day for charity

Registration starts at 8 a.m. at Carmel High School. The race begins at 10 a.m.

Race entry fees are $35 for adults, $10 for students, $5 for kids ages 6-12, and $65 for families. For more information, or to register, click here.

Race fee includes a student-designed T-shirt. Race proceeds benefit student scholarships.

Family Day for Charity is a free community event and it will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers ask community members to bring donations of  non-perishable food, new socks and cash.

All contributions for Family Day for Charity will go to local charities, including MEarth, The Carmel Valley Angel Project, Hope Center Food Pantry, Big Sur Health Clinic and Legal Aid for Seniors. Family Day is sponsored by Carmel High School student clubs and organizations.

For more information regarding the 5k/2k run, or to donate, contact Kelli Foy at Carmel High School Foundation, 915-9831. For information about Family Day for Charity, or to donate, contact Diana Vita at Carmel High School, 624-1821.

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