Community Foundation RUN!
MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK! You can join us by giving THROUGH the Community Foundation to improve Gaston County!Our future will be determined by how we care for and educate our children.Ask your friends and family to join us too!
Blessing Our Community.... Building God's Kingdom!
Covenant Community Preschool participates in the
Community Foundation Run (formerly Run for the Money) each spring. Now, more than ever, we need your continued
support! This is our largest fundraiser. We have 100% participation of our staff members. We encourage our families to give and to collect additional donations from friends, family and neighbors. (Better than selling chocolates, wrapping paper or donuts! and the gift is tax deductible! )
currently the only preschool in the area that is scholarship based and with your
continued help, we will be able to continue offering this service to the
Thank you for joining us in our preschool mission!
Donate to CCP through the Community Foundation website , with the donation forms available at the preschool office OR Community Foundation office on Garrison Blvd.
The Community Foundation Run is a fundraiser through the Community Foundation of Gaston County that matches donations made by donors during the fundraising period!
All donations lead up to a 5k through the downtown Gastonia. Runners and walkers are invited to participate. Donors give to the nonprofit they wish to support through the Community Foundation allotted for Community Foundation Run. Checks must be made payable to the Community Foundation, and all donations must be accompanied by a donor form.
How do I donate online?
Donate through the Community Foundation website. Designate Covenant Community Preschool as the organization that you are supporting.
How do I mail in a donation?
Please print out the donor form from this website Community Foundation website mail your check made out to "Community Foundation" to:
Community Foundation of Gaston County
PO Box 123
Gastonia, NC 28053
2019 Community Foundation Run
When: Saturday, April 13 at 9:00 am
Where: Rotary Pavilion, Downtown Gastonia
What: Certified 5K Run, 2K Fun Walk, non-profit booth exhibits, cornhole tournament, and Healthy Kids Zone
Who: Walkers and runners of all ages, participating non-profits, community spectators
Participating Nonprofits: Click HERE for the full list.
On the day of the Run, over 5,000 people come together for one of the biggest celebrations of community spirit and support in the county. The day is filled with a 5k Run and 2k Fun Walk, entertainment, games, food and informational booths. The magic of a community celebration, combined with ease of giving has increased awareness about the work of local organizations and has enabled them to raise over $18 million in the last fifiteen years.
Dollars given to the Match Fund will be applied to the matching grant, which benefits ALL participating nonprofits. Dollars earmarked for certain nonprofits will go to the specific organization(s) named. For qualifying agencies, up to $10,000 of total dollars raised will be matched by a percentage based on a ratio of the total amount of dollars collected in the match pot compared to the amount of eligible donor contributions. Gaston County schools share a $15,000 cap.