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Throwback Thursday supporting Girls on the Run Bay Area
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Join us for a fundraising event to raise $5,000 for the launch of Girls on the Run (GOTR) at George R. Moscone Elementary School. When we reach our $5,000 goal, we will be able to provide 16 girls the opportunity to participate in the GOTR program at no cost for the entire 10 week season.
We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than rolling back the clock to the fabulous 90s. This rockin’ party will include:
- DJ Razo spinning the hottest hits from the 90s.
- Full bar and free snacks
- Pre-order tickets now and get up to 2 free drink tickets (while supplies last)
- Silent auction including San Francisco Giants tickets, Golden State Warrior tickets, SF Bay Club membership, Jambox, and more.
About George R. Moscone Elementary School
Located in the historic Mission District, George R. Moscone Elementary has a multi-ethnic student body of approximately 330 students, rich in cultural and linguistic diversity. Moscone Elementary services their student body (grades K-5) with programs in Chinese, Spanish and English Language Development. They focus on a rigorous academic program emphasizing language arts, math, science, and social studies, balanced with performing and visual arts. At Moscone, 88% of families' income falls below federal standards, qualifying students to participate in the free and reduced fee lunch program.
About Girls on the Run Bay Area
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to educate and build confidence in young girls through non-competitive, curriculum-based running programs in San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, San Mateo, and Contra Costa Counties. At least 75% of the girls enrolled in the program receive financial assistance to participate.
If you can’t attend, please consider a donation. $300 pays for one girl to participate in Girls on the Run for one season and every dollar helps. See link above.
When & Where
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area- Associate Board
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area provides an innovative running program for girls ages 8 to 13 that uses experiential learning to teach very specific and well-defined social and personal skills.
Girls on the Run provides a safe environment where girls can express themselves, build confidence, and learn from each other. We believe it is critical to reach girls at an early age in order to teach them these important life lessons and to prevent at-risk behavior such as eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, obesity, and adolescent pregnancies.