Girls on the Run Vermont to raise funds for the Vermont Foodbank

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Girls on the Run Vermont to raise funds for the Vermont Foodbank

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 10:34am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Girls on the Run Vermont is running a statewide 50/50 raffle in collaboration with the Vermont Foodbank.

By purchasing a VERMONT WINS 50/50 raffle ticket you support Girls on the Run Vermont Every Girl Fund and The Vermont Foodbank. This allows Girls on the Run Vermont to provide reduced fees and financial assistance for every girl who participates to empower more of Vermont’s young women. A quarter of the proceeds from the raffle tickets will also help The Vermont Foodbank serve the immediate needs of Vermonters facing hunger. Every $3.00 raised for Vermont Foodbank helps provide 5 meals. One half of the total money raised will go to the winner of the 50/50 raffle.

50/50 raffle tickets are available for $10.00 each or $25.00 for 3 tickets. When Girls on the Run Vermont and The Vermont Foodbank team up, VERMONT WINS! You can purchase tickets from October 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020. The winner will be announced on November 1, 2020 via video announcement.

Girls on the Run Vermont envisions a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential, including recognizing the positive impact she has on the community in which she lives.

To purchase tickets go to: www.gotrvt.org

Girls on the Run is a national physical activity-based positive youth development program for 3rd -8th grade girls. Participants develop and improve competence, feel confidence in who they are, develop strength of character, respond to others and oneself with care, create positive connections with peers and adults and make a meaningful contribution to community and society. Each session is led by trained volunteer coaches that guide and mentor the girls. The ten-week program concludes with all participants completing a celebratory 5K event which gives them a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. Girls on the Run has served over 1.2 million girls since its inception in 1996.

The Vermont Foodbank is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, providing nutritious food through a network of more than 300 community partners – food shelves, meal sites, senior centers, after-school programs, schools and hospitals. The Vermont Foodbank, a member of Feeding America, provides about 12 million pounds of food annually to people throughout Vermont.

Source: September 24, 2020 - Brattleboro, Rutland & Burlington Vermont — Girls on the Run Vermont #VERMONTWINS