Operation Whiteknact Playground

Run for Operation Whiteknact Playground

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, I will be running my first full marathon at the Ocean State Marathon in Narragansett, RI and I am using this opportunity to raise money for Operation Whiteknact Playground. Please take a few minutes to read about this worthy cause, browse the the pictures below, and consider giving a donation to help.

About Operation Whiteknact Playground:

Currently, Whiteknact Elementary School is the only elementary school in the community without an on-site playground and the Whiteknact community is working to remedy this. This playground will be all inclusive so that children of all ages and abilities will be able to enjoy themselves. This state of the art playground will be a wonderful addition to the Whiteknact school and will be extremely beneficial for all the children, but as you can imagine, it is quite costly. This is why we need the help of our community and our family and friends beyond our local community. I humbly ask that you help us build this playground by donating to my marathon fundraiser. Every dollar will help and every cent will go directly to helping fund the playground. If you prefer to donate via cash or check, please contact me via email or cell. 

 About me:

I’m a runner, avid baseball fan, a teacher, and most importantly a mom. I spent seven years on the sidelines of life because of back problems. After several years of surgeries and procedures, I had life changing spine surgery in December 2016 and now I am up and running again. I want to use my love of running to give back to my community by raising money to help fund this playground for the children at Whiteknact Elementary. Let’s get these kids a playground! I would greatly appreciate your support!

  • Julie Lellis 
    • $20 
    • 35 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 35 mos
  • Maureen McGovern 
    • $300 
    • 35 mos
  • Florence Cordovano 
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Debbie Carvalho-Bairos 
    • $24 
    • 35 mos
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Natalia T. Scarpetti 
East Providence, RI
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