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Walk-A-Thon

Walnut Acres Walk-A-Thon 
Spring, 2020

Walk 1: 2nd & 3rd Grade, 8:45 am-9:45 am
Walk 2: TK, K & 1st Grade, 10 am-11 am
Walk 3: 4th & 5th Grade, 11:15 am-12:15 pm


Our goal is to raise money for the Walnut Acres PFC for staffing, enrichment, and vital campus materials support for this current school year

Facts About Fundraising

In April, students ask friends and family to sponsor their efforts with a flat fee for walking or jogging laps at the Walk-A-Thon. Donations can be made online at www.99pledges.com, or by check. This is a flat donation event, not per lap. Donations are tax deductible. If you write a check, 100% of your donation will go to the PFC. 

Your Sponsors can Donate Online with 99Pledges.com. You will receive an email from 99Pledges for each student, with a link to their personal student online fundraising page. This page can be posted to Facebook, or forwarded by email to friends and family.

Your Sponsors can Write a Check. Complete the Check Donation form that we will send home, attach your check payments, and return them to the Walk-A-Thon box in the school office. Please turn in your check donations by the date of the Walk-A-Thon to be eligible for the fundraising prizes.

Facts About the Walk-A-Thon Event

Students set lap goals, participate in an optional family fun run, and are ready to walk or jog laps with their classmates for 20 minutes between 8:30am-12:30pm on the date of the event!

3 Classes in the School will Win for Most Class Spirit, Top Fundraising and Most Laps. These 3 classes will win a popsicle party and extra recess.

The Top Ten Fundraisers in the school will Win a Prize complements of Sports Basement!

All Parents and Friends are Welcome to Attend the Walk-A-Thon and Cheer the Students On! 

There are three walks scheduled between 8:30am-12:30pm by grade level: 

  • Walk 1: 2nd & 3rd Grade, 8:45 am-9:45 am 
  • Walk 2: TK, K & 1st Grade, 10 am-11 am
  • Walk 3: 4th & 5th Grade, 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Students will Show their Class Spirit, Warm-up with a Fitness Expert, and Walk or Jog for 20 Minutes to the Music of T.J. the D.J. After their event, students can help themselves to an energy bar donated by NuGo, and water donated by our local Whole Foods.

Questions? Contact Brooke Giddings and Tracy Pajer at walkathon@walnutacrespfc.net


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