Run supports international aid

26 Mar 2014   |   Caritas in the news   |   Supporter action

Students from Catholic College Bendigo

Catholic College Bendigo students will pound the pavement to raise money for Caritas Australia today.

Original story: Maddie Wines, Bendigo Advertiser, 26 March 2014

The fun run is one of the events organised by the college to support the international aid organisation, with a number of local businesses also pitching in.

Teacher and organiser Nik Verbeek said the idea came about from the college's weekly walking club.

He said the club aimed to promote a healthy lifestyle, manage stress and provide a relaxed and fun outlet for students from their studies.

"The point of the fun run is to raise funds and awareness of Caritas," he said.

"The run is in an essential location so hopefully it will spread awareness."

The fun run will leave from the Rosalind Park, View Street entrance about 4pm.

For full article and pictures: Bendigo Advertiser – Run supports international aid

Caritas Ks are great events which raise vital funds, as well as increase awareness of the situation of people around the world who need to walk many kilometres each day to survive. Find out more about organising a Caritas Ks event >

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