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BCMS Gift of Life 5K is May 5

Filed in Archive by on April 8, 2019

cartoon runner and wordsBethlehem Central Middle School students and staff have organized a community race/walk event to support lifesaving surgery for children in impoverished countries around the world. The Gift of Life 5K will take place at the school on Sunday, May 5 and race participants will run/walk a 5K through Olde Delmar to support Gift of Life Rotary District 7190. The Rotary is a partner of Gift of Life International, which provides doctors and nurses to treat children with heart disease in their country of birth.

This year, runners can register as teams. Prizes will be given out for teams and individual for various categories. There will be live music by The Bypass and the Hooligans. Irish step dancers will perform and there will be food trucks at the event.BCMS Gift of Life 5K

  • Where: Bethlehem Central Middle School – 332 Kenwood Avenue in Delmar
  • When: Sunday, May 5, 2019 – 10 a.m.
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Register: Online Registration Fee: $25 adults/$15 students; Day-of-race Registration Fee: $30 adults/$20 students

Do you want to join BCMS students and staff on May 5? Registration information can be found here.

About Gift of Life

Gift of Life International provides HOPE to children with heart disease and their families, EMPOWERS doctors and nurses to treat children in their country of birth, builds SUSTAINABLE pediatric cardiac programs in emerging countries and expand our global reach through PARTNERSHIPS with like-minded organizations, maximizing our impact.

The group’s mission is to transform the lives of children with heart disease and their families by coordinating the collaboration of 81 autonomous Gift of Life programs in 79 countries across 5 continents with partner charities, hospitals, healthcare professionals, Rotarians and other volunteers to develop sustainable pediatric cardiac surgery, catheterization and aftercare programs in emerging countries.

Learn more about the Gift of Life at BCMS: