BENEFITING: Foundation for United Methodist Communications
EVENT: Bug Off 5K
EVENT DATE: Jun 27, 2015
The Bug Off 5K (June 27th, 2015 in Pasco, WA) is sponsored by the United Methodist Church, and it raises money for malaria relief. Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease, but it still kills a child every minute. It's a disease of poverty, affecting mostly poor people and keeping them poor. The majority of people who die from malaria are pregnant women and kids under age 5 in sub-Saharan Africa.
No child should live in fear of a mosquito bite. That's why we're raising money for Imagine No Malaria. This extraordinary effort of the United Methodist Church is saving lives daily. $5 can pay for a lifesaving course of medication. $10 is enough to buy a bed net that protects an entire family. $100 covers the expenses of an anti-malaria campaign in a school. Imagine what $1000 could do!
We hope that you'll join us in fundraising for this important cause. Together, we can imagine a world with no malaria… and then make that dream a reality!