Registration now open for April 27 “Sunshine 5K” Run to benefit local foster children


April 27, 2019 to April 27, 2019
07:30 AM untill 01:00 PM


Registration is now open for the Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) third annual ‘Sunshine 5K Run/Walk’ which will be held on Saturday, April 27. The event will take place at the Collier County Public Schools Administrations Center located at 5775 Osceola Trail in Naples. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. with registration beginning at 6:00 a.m. The public is invited to take part in this fun, family event.   The event is designed to bring awareness to the community about the foster care system and is being organized by Gulf Coast Runners. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about FFCF. Proceeds will provide a continuum of educational support for foster children from birth to graduation.   To register for the Sunshine 5K, please visit Registration fee is $30 if registered before April 26 and $35 if registered the day of the event. Individuals may also register for a one mile run/walk for $10. There will be no charge for children 13 and younger participating in the mile portion.   Cash prizes for top male and female will be awarded in the following categories: Overall Winner, Master, Grand Master, and Senior Grand Master. Complimentary refreshments and snacks will be available after the race.   Sponsors making this event possible include: Brilliant HR, Camelot Community Care, Easterly Building Company, Galt Insurance Group, Sign Gypsies, Sunset Grille, T. Jerulle Construction, Jim and Faye Derham, and Sonya and Brian Sawyer. Sponsorship opportunities are still available; for more information, contact FFCF (239) 262–1808. The FFCF mission is to focus on the children they serve by providing targeted educational and enrichment opportunities that allow each child to fulfill his or her potential. The charitable organization works to fulfill the unmet needs of every child who enters or, is at risk of entering the foster care system in Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties.   For more information about Friends of Foster Children of Forever (FFCF) or how to help, visit or call (239) 262–1808.


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