St. Patrick's Day Half Marathon, 5k, The Green Mile

Run East County Half Marathon, 5k, & Green Mile

St. Patrick's Day Half Marathon, 5k, The Green Mile

Join St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center for the RunEC St. Patrick’s Day Event

Sunday, March 16, 2014, Downtown El Cajon

As a beneficiary, St. Madeleine’s encourages you to participate in this family-friendly fitness event by finishing the one mile, 5K, half marathon, or volunteering to support those that achieve their personal success!

Walk or run one of three course options:

The Green Mile – Everyone wins at this short and safe course created to include young children, individuals with developmental disabilities, and fun for the whole family.

Certified Half Marathon – A fun course certified by the USTA with live entertainment to keep you motivated.

Main Street 5k – Possibly the flattest, fastest and most fun 5k you’ll ever walk or run.

Tribes & Clans Cross-Fit – A tough challenge for those that are up to the task of a survival like cross-fit course!

Finish line festivities include bounce houses, family fun, live bands, and food and beverage vendors.

Sign up for a race or to volunteer at StPatricksDayHalf.comAs a volunteer please reference St. Madeleine’s as your Group Name.

RunEC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with a mission to create a new and perpetual revenue source for East County’s most valuable Human Service Agencies that help close the gap between need and existing resources.  At the same time our events draw traffic and commerce to San Diego’s East County benefiting the region as a whole.

400+ Reasons Why You Should Start the New Year off With a Gift

Each year, many of us begin the New Year with a list of resolutions. Some of the most popular resolutions includelose weighteat healthier,quit smoking, and volunteer to help others.

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center is providing you with an opportunity to help you achieve at least one of your goals – volunteer to help others. The Center is always looking for time, talent, and treasure. Here are just a few ways that you can volunteer to help others:

  • Volunteer Your Treasure. Make a one-time or recurring tax-deductible gift to the Center’s Annual Fund. The Center has an annual funding gap of $2,000 per student. The Center relies on gifts from friends and supporters to help bridge this gap. You can donate online, mail a check to the Center, or contact Kellye Buchanan at (619) 442-5129 ext. 332 or email Kellye at kbuchanan@stmsc.org. Tax ID is 95-1957332.
  • Volunteer your Time. The Center is always in need of volunteers to help with a variety of activities and events. For more information, contact Jessica Dolliver at (619) 442-5129, ext. 333 or jdolliver@stmsc.org.
  • Volunteer your Talent. The Center is always looking to reduce expenses. If you own a business or have skills that can assist the Center in some way, contact Laura Purdom at (619) 442-5129 ext. 110 or email Laura at lpurdom@stmsc.org.  Examples of services needed include painting, gardening, and general repairs just to name a few.

We invite you to check off one of your New Year’s Resolutions by making a gift of Volunteering to Help Others. Whether it’s Time, Talent, and/or Treasure, your gift benefits 400+ adult students with developmental disabilities at St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center.

Click here to send your gift TODAY.
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Houz Your Barbie: Collaborative Art Show

HOUZ YOUR BARBIE…
Expressive Arts @ 32nd & Thorn
3201 Thorn Street, San Diego, CA 92104 PH: 619 251-8474
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Sophie’s Artists are making a difference in the lives of children who are homeless due to domestic violence.

 

Spring-Sprang-Sprung © Jeff Andrus, Paul Norman, Victoria Pires, Sarah Prochazka

No matter what your ideas are about Barbie, this art project will make you smile!!! Houz Your Barbie is a collection of over 100 used Barbie dolls that have been transformed into creative artwork by community artists, including 25 artists from Sophie’s Gallery. The event and reception is Saturday, January 18, from 4–8 pm. Join us at Expressive Arts @ 32nd & Thorn to see the entire collection. Houz Your Barbie is a FUNDRAISER for children who are homeless due to domestic violence through the YWCA Becky’s House proceeds will buy art supplies for the children.

SOPHIE’S ARTISTS PARTICIPATING IN SHOW:

John Agostini / Jeff Andrus / Gary Bender / Adam Brown / Christian Carle

Julie Crakes / Bruce Davis / Connie Demos / Tina Frantz

Julie Geerdes / Carley Jean / Kathy Kilander / Fedi Magsanoc / Tom Nagler

Paul Norma / Victoria Pires / Sabrina Pomeroy

Sarah Prochazka / Norine O’Boyle / Maggie Rodriquez / Lisa Rowin / Dave Tolley

David Walton / Monica Waters / Madge Williams

For further information: sophiesgallery@stmsc.org

PH: 619 593-2205

If you can’t attend the event and want to make a donation contact Becky’s House

www.ywcasandiego.org