WHITTIER, Calif. (May 31, 2018) — Thank you so much for your participation in the 2018 Jog-a-Thon! It was another huge success! This year’s Jog-a-thon to support children’s charities, sponsored by OMEP-Whittier College and Broadoaks, netted: $21,296.24!!!!!
As determined by the Broadoaks Student Council and members of OMEP-Whittier College, the proceeds will go to:
Nothing But Nets– To provide nets that will help fight malaria in parts of Africa, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic.
Backpack Program– To provide a backpack of weekend food for children in need in LA County.
Giving Children Hope- To help save lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger around the globe.
UNICEF Tap Project– To provide children around the world with access to clean water and adequate sanitation.
OMEP Whittier College- To fund projects and experiences for creating awareness of the world’s children.
Each year students select reputable local, national, and global children’s charities to receive proceeds from the event. Many thanks to all who participated and/or sponsored joggers this year!
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