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Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017

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$8,150

 

82% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017 Photo
Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017 Photo
Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017 Photo
Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017 Photo
Toilet Trot 5K Walk/Run - February 25, 2017 Photo

The Story

EVENT DATE: Feb 25, 2017

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Mar 20, 2017

FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Feb 20, 2017

UPDATE: The 5K was awesome!

And you can still make a tax-deductible donation before March 20!

 

A group of students from Columbia have decided to spend their Spring Break making a difference in El Salvador building sanitary composting latrines for impoverished families in El Salvador!

If you plan to Participate in the event:

1. Make your tax-deductible donation on this page ($25 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under) 

2. Click "register" to be taken to the race registration page where you'll pay $5 per race participant
 

 

Race Location: Stephen’s Park North Shelter

 

Course Description: The course will keep you on park trails as you visit a cute foot bridge before returning back into the park to circle the lake on a crisp beautiful day. We will celebrate together with a Bonfire and S’mores!

 

Awards: Top male and female for adults and children receive a refund of their entry and a personalized Toilet Trot drawing.

 

Proceeds: Proceeds will go to Enlace, as a local group of High School boys travel to El Salvador to help the community build compostable latrines to keep their drinking water safe. Enlace is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Guaranteed T-shirts to all full price paid participants registering by February 20

Contact:  Laurie Kingsley 573-268-7038, or Amy Pescaglia 573-424-2706

 

100% of proceeds from the event will go toward building latrines for impoverished families in El Salvador. 

 

Stats about Sanitation in El Salvador:

 

40% of the Population in rural El Salvador do not have access to proper sanitation. The 2nd leading cause for doctor visits in El Salvador is for treatment of parasites borne from fecal-contaminated water. The cost of most composting latrines is $350 and will benefit a family of five for about twenty years.

Click here for more info about ENLACE, the implementing organization in El Salvador. ​