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Walk-A-Thon 2023

at Riverdale Heights Elementary
Friday, September 22nd, 2023
During School Hours

Walk-A-Thon is our biggest fundraising event of the year. Last year we raised over $20,000 in donations. 100% of the funds raised goes directly to our school.

Who: All Riverdale Heights Students

What: Students walk with their class and grade level for 20 minutes on the track around the field. A DJ plays music and we all have a great time!

When: Friday, September 22, 2023
Parents are allowed to come and watch their student(s) walk outside.

Volunteer: Do you want to get more involved? If so, sign up today to volunteer!
 

Did your student lose or you would like to review the Walk-A-Thon forms that came home in backpacks the week of 9/11? If so, they are linked below to download and review.

Walk-A-Thon Flyer

Donation Information

Prize Flyer

If you purchased the Wild About Riverdale Heights shirt, we encourage you to wear it to Walk-A-Thon on 9/22.

How do I raise donations?

Donations are a flat amount (not a pledge per lap). Ask family, friends and coworkers to help support our school.
A good way to think about how much to donate: $.50/minute=$10, $1/minute=$20, $2/minutes=$40, $5/minute=$100
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Use the envelope provided by PTA to collect cash and check donations. Turn the envelope into the main office. All other donations can be made online.

Goal: $25,000

Prizes: Students can earn a prize for donations starting at $10 up to $1000+.
Specific prizes for donation levels can be found here.

Why: PTA helps to fund school wide programs, updates to shared spaces, PE Equipment and special project each year. This year we will give every teacher $150 for classroom supplies and so much more. 2023/2024 fundraising goals will be announced soon.

NEW THIS YEAR:

1) Grade Level Competition - September 18 - September 21
Students bring your cash donations ($1-$5) to the atrium between 8:15-8:30am to get a sticker. Donations will be collected by grade level (not class or individual). The GRADE LEVEL that raises the most money will earn a party and the four winning teachers will get a $25 gift card to KwikStar.

2) Grown Ups - we will have a small refreshment table with coffee, water and donuts at the Walk-A-Thon, Cash or Venmo donations, will be accepted. (Coffee and donuts donated by KwikStar). The DJ will also be taking tips to request a family friendly song or give your student a shout out. (Requests can only be made in person).

Timeline:
Packets and Collection Envelopes go home: Monday, September 11, 2023

Collect Donations: September 11 - September 22

Donations Due: Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Grade Level Walk Schedule:

Parents are more than welcome to come watch their student(s) walk or even join them! Upon arrival to the school go directly to the 'soccer field' off of the primary playground.

8:50-9:10AM - Fifth Grade

9:10-9:30AM - First Grade

9:30-9:50AM - Kindergarten

9:50-10:10AM Second Grade

10:10-10:30AM Third Grade

10:30-10:50AM Sixth Grade

10:50-11:10 Fourth Grade

Questions? Contact our Walk-A-Thon PTA Parent Volunteer Co-Chairs
Katy Krebs or Alissa Worrall - walkathon@riverdaleheightspta.com

Walk-A-Thon 2023

Donate Today!

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