Community Corner: KBC, PTO to sponsor ‘Run for Fund’

By on August 21, 2014

by Kimberly Bartkowiak, KBC- PTO secretary
In an effort to promote health and wellness among the students at Blackberry Creek Elementary School, the Kaneland Blackberry Creek (KBC) PTO will partner with Blackberry Creek School to sponsor a “Run for Fund” as our fall fundraiser this year.

Our Early Childhood program will participate on Thursday, Sept. 25, and our kindergarten through fifth grade will participate on Friday, Sept. 26.

The Run for Fund is an outdoor run-a-thon /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. Consider supporting a student you know.

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 iPad minis, library and classroom books, math/reading/language programs, literacy enrichment, physical education equipment, classroom, art and music supplies, 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. For more information, visit

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