Spirited Education Foundation - Successful Charity 2018
"Building Our Nation Through Education, One Scholar at a Time"
The Spirit Education Foundation is a registered, non-profit organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa and was established in April 1994 to provide opportunities for quality education to young disadvantaged high school scholars. Through the awarding of educational scholarships to financially disadvantaged scholars in the Western Cape, the Spirit Education Foundation provides financial support for high school tuition. This includes extracurricular support and mentorship to all scholars enrolled in our programme.
The Spirit Education Foundation believes that education is for life, and it's an investment that cannot be lost, spent or taken away. However, due to financial constraints, many young South Africans struggle to access this vision of a brighter future, and are denied access to these pathways to success. A good education allows a young person to develop skills to confidently seize opportunities that come their way, throughout their lives.
The Spirit Education Foundation creates partnerships between the scholars, their families and the schools, providing support and resources wherever possible. They mentor scholars in partnership with their families, motivating them to achieve academically and to realise their potential. By encouraging creativity, leadership and raising self-esteem, we are helping to build a prosperous and healthy nation, through education.
Type: Half Marathon
Cost: R2500 per entry (including deposit of R500 to secure your race number)
Entrants will receive a limited edition Spirit Education Foundation running T-shirt
Entrants will be required to purchase their own temporary license and Race-Tec Timing Chip
The Spirit Education Foundation will offer our race entrants (Spirit Education Foundation Champions) lots of support, fundraising advice and tips on how to confidently ask for support.
Charity will supply our Spirit Education Foundation Champions with a standard appeal letter to encourage friends, family and colleagues for their support.
Charity will supply each Spirit Education Foundation Champion information on how to set up their own GivenGain online fundraising activist page, which can be used as a fundraising tool to share with friends and contacts.
Most importantly, our Spirit Education Foundation Champions will have the personal satisfaction of running their race and knowing that they have made a difference by Building Our Nation Through Education!
An additional minimum amount of R2100 is to raised and paid via EFT or via the our online fundraising platform, GivenGain, by Friday 2 February 2018. Entrants will only be issued with their race numbers once the minimum amount has been raised.
Contact: Paula Wallace-Pickering
Tel: 072 453 0028