As a teacher, I know how important education is for the young children. Though several only think it is the latter years that are important, studies have shown that it is the early years of education that mold the child to the person he or she will grow up to be.
For most of you reading this post, you have been blessed with a strong foundation and good education that will help get you through the rest of your lives. For several others however, a good education is only something they can dream about.
We can help turn that dream into a reality for several children of the fallen soldiers. The fallen soldiers are those who died fighting for our country, and I personally think it would be right to at least help send their children to school. These soldiers helped our country see a better future, let’s do the same for their children.
This coming February 12, Rundezvous Events Inc., through the run entitled RACE FOR THE ORPHANS aims to provide scholarship grants through “I-Hope”, a trust fund that will support the educational needs of these orphans of soldiers killed in action in Mindanao and for future grantees of the AFP Educational Benefit System (AFPEBS). As it recognizes our soldiers’ heroism, especially of those who lay down their lives in protecting peace, AFPEBSO gives priority to the orphans of Filipino soldiers who were killed in action.
“We shall leave no soldiers’ orphan behind” – AFPEBSO tagline
So what do you say guys? Ready to be runners for a cause once again?
When: February 12, 2012 (Sunday)
Where: Camp Aguinaldo Grounds, EDSA corner Santolan Avenue, Quezon City
Race Categories: 5k, 10k
January 7 until February 9, 2012
10K – PHP 600
5K – PHP 400
Includes Bib with Timing Tag and Singlet (For both 5k and 10k runners)
*All registered runners have a chance to win a trip for 2 to Boracay
January 7 to February 11, 2012 (12:00 nn – 8:00 pm)
Secondwind Running Store: Quezon City and Ortigas Branches
A Runners Circle (ARC): Roxas Blvd. corner Quirino Avenue
ROX: Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig
Official Beneficiary: I-Hope (I-Help Orphans Pursue Education) Kaanib Trust Fund
For more information or inquiries, please call or text:
Or call Phone: 6(32) 3829659 c/o of Salie Guarin
Save the date guys and let’s help give these kids a brighter future to look forward to!