The Peninsula Grace Brethren Church, Kenai, Alaska (Larry Smithwick, lead pastor), received media coverage recently when they sponsored the CARE 2RUN 5k race, which benefits the building and repairing of wells in Sudan and South Sudan. A portion of the story from the Peninsula Clarion appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Running for well being: Effort raises funds for clean water in Sudan
The second annual CARE 2RUN 5k race raised over $1,000 in donations, extending local awareness for the resources crisis in Sudan, while promoting health and wellness within the Kenai community.
The local arm of the 100 Wells Campaign, called 100 Wells Team Alaska sponsored by Peninsula Grace Brethren Church, raises money for the national 100 Wells Campaign, which directs financial aid into building and repairing wells in Sudan and South Sudan, said event organizer Janice Habermann. Saving a life costs $30, which was the entry price for the 5k, she said.
“The more you raise awareness the faster a problem disappears,” Habermann said.
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