Run2Fund Washington Elem.

IT'S TIME!! Each year our kids lose another school program, teacher, or opportunity and those losses directly impact their futures. I am tired of hearing about it and want to do something.... I can’t just write a check to fix the problem, so on March 7th Thursday at the morning bell I am going to start running, and I am going to keep running until I can’t run anymore, it’s that simple. My goal is to be there 24 hours later to hear the morning bell again with the kids of Washington Elementary Friday, March 8th. Who knows maybe they will bring me water, coffee, and some food to keep me going!? 

The course: the first 50 miles will be to touch every public school in the county, all 26 of them. I plan to place a bumper sticker on each Principal's office door that says, “Run2Fund Cares”, then we/I (and anyone who wants to join me) will run around the Mesa 4.8-mile loops until the next morning on Friday covering 100+/- miles in total…. I would run around the track, but the school currently has no track, nor do we have a gym..... we have a field, but even it needs a ton of work. 

The overall goal is to raise enough money to build a fund so that we can assist in building/maintaining sporting facilities. Who knows, we might just make a difference!? Please make your donations on a per hour basis. For example: if you are willing to donate $10 per hour and you think I can run for 10 hours, please donate $100. If you are like me and only prefer to pay for results, just email me your hourly pledge amount. I will make sure to reach out for the proper donation shortly after I wake up from a well-deserved nap.

Thank you for believing in me and thank you for believing in our kids!
Matt Genovese


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    • $100 
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Matt Genovese 
Santa Barbara, CA
Washington School Parent Teacher Organization and Foundation Inc 
Registered nonprofit
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