Community Foundation Staff Take the “Challenge”!
Community Foundation staff members braved the 85 degree heat yesterday to participate in the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge 5K walk/run! Everyone did a great job, but we have to give a special shout out to our running stars:
Olive Sephuma, Director, Community Grantmaking: 29:42
Myia Knapp, Finance Assistant: 31:49
Proceeds from this year’s Corporate Challenge will be donated to the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection. Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection is a nationally recognized youth-development program that for nearly three decades has helped at-risk students stay in school and successfully graduate while providing invaluable part-time work experience and job skills to help prepare them for life after graduation. Hillside connects students to a full-time school-based youth advocate, employment training, college preparation support and tutoring services, while helping youth stay engaged in the classroom earning their high school diplomas.
We want to send a special thank you to our friends at The Bonadio Group for sharing their tent space (and a yummy after-race dinner!) with our participants.
Now that we are fully hydrated again, it is time to start training for next year!