7th Annual VIRTUAL Footprints for the Future Road Race

 

This year’s event looked very different, but we were excited to create an opportunity to come together VIRTUALLY as a community. Participants ran a 10K, 5K, 1K or participated in a step challenge November 1-15th.

Many created a team or started their own fundraisers with friends, family and colleagues in this fun community event.

Congratulations to Ridgeview Charter Middle School for winning the Step-Up Cup for having the largest school team. Pictured here, SSEF Executive Director presents the trophy. Michael Strickland is holding the award that Ridgeview will keep for the year. A teacher at Ridgeview, Mr. Strickland was the winner of the 5K! Also pictured is Principal Opie Blackwell, who came in 3rd place in the step challenge. Thanks to the Ridgeview community for having the most members on their school team — and for participating in force! Ridgeview teachers and staff will also receive breakfast to celebrate.
Halpern Enterprises is the winner of the largest corporate team for the second year in a row. Thanks so much to Halpern for this support. They are also a sponsor of the race. Halpern will receive a recognition plaque thanking them for their support of this event, some SSEF branded cooling towels and also a certificate for ‘golf for four’ at the Steel Canyon Golf Course.
Congratulations to Patti Lawrimore of Riverwood High School for winning the social media challenge. She received a $100 Amazon gift card.
Thank you to our sponsors and to everyone who participated in our virtual race. Because of you, we will be able to continue our important work in the schools as we all navigate this very unusual school year.

New this year: one person won a chance for a $100 Amazon gift card in our social media challenge. Rules are listed HERE

In These Unparalleled Times, Help Us Feed Students’ Minds!

Sandy Springs Education Force has been at the forefront of supporting the educational successes of financially vulnerable students in Sandy Springs for over a decade. Due to the pandemic, much of our community’s energy since March has focused on ensuring food security for our children and their families. Now, we are beginning an unusual school year. Students have missed so much in-person instruction and we must address a new, urgent issue: the vast educational gap that a lack of in-person instruction will inevitably cause for children whose families have limited means. To help bridge this gap, we plan to provide targeted learning support and outreach programs that will make a difference for these public school students.

Thank you for supporting our Virtual Footprints for the Future Road Race to help our kids stay on track for academic success and graduation!

We offered multiple sponsorship opportunities!
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