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BCMS to host Gift of Life 5K on April 22

Filed in Archive by on April 14, 2018

outline of runner and textBethlehem 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, April 22 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.

There will also be a FREE half-mile Fun Run for kids as part of the BCMS event.

BCMS Gift of Life 5K

  • Bethlehem Central Middle School – 332 Kenwood Avenue in Delmar
  • Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 10 a.m. 
  • 10 a.m.
  • Registration Fee: $20

The Fun Run will begin at 11 a.m.

Do you want to join BCMS students and staff on April 22? 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 Gift of Life

The global network of Gift of Life recently celebrated healing the heart of the 30,000th Child in October 2017, exactly 42 years after the first GOL recipient from Uganda was treated.

Read more about Gift of Life International:

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