Supporting the “We Schools” Program

we-scare-logoThis year, Around The Lake is proud to announce its partnership with the Chilliwack School District’s We Schools program.  The We Schools program empowers youth to engage in a variety of service-learning projects to positively impact their local and global communities.

The specific event we are supporting is called We Scare Hunger.  We Scare Hunger is a canned food drive, and we are asking participants and volunteers to bring one item or more of non-perishable food on race day.  A group of grade 5/6 students from Strathcona Elementary will happily collect your donated items before the race starts and for a brief time after the race starts, and provide any additional information about the We Schools program offered by Free The Children.

Students across the city are engaging in a variety of different types of food drives with all donated non-perishable food going directly to the Chilliwack Salvation Army at the end of October.

Thank you in advance for your support.

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