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    ROCKET RUN | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016

    This fun-run encourages fitness and fun for students of all ages!  Students in grades 1-8 will run laps around our 1/3 mile Outside Track (the block around AACA).  Our littlest Rockets in preschool and kindergarten will run fun laps or relays on the Inside Track (sport court). 
     
    Rocket Run is also one of two ways for our families to fulfill their annual family fundraising minimum requirement.  
     
    EVENT GOALS
    • $75,000 raised
    • $250 or more raised per family 
    • 100% student participation 
    FUNDRAISE ONLINE
    Want to mail a donation?  Please write your check out to Alphonsus Academy and include "Rocket Run" in the memo line of your check.  If you would like to designate you gift to a specific student's fundraising efforts, please include his/her name in the memo as well.  

    Mail to:
    Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts
    Advancement Office
    1439 W Wellington Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657  

    FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES
    Prizes will be awarded based on donations received by October 1.  Remember, Rocket Run is just one of two ways to fulfill your family fundraising requirement for the year - so ask friends, family, and everyone you know to support AACA!

    • Top Fundraising Family: Two complimentary tickets to Art & Soul
    • Raise $250 or more: AACA Rocket Run Drawstring Goody Bag   
    BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP
    Businesses are invited to sponsor our school for the duration of the 2016-17 school year.  Rocket Run benefits include your company logo on our 500+ event t-shirts, your company logo on our event banner, an opportunity to include a premium in our goody bag, and much more!  Please contact Emily Kirkel, Advancement Coordinator, at ekirkel@alphonsusacademy.org or click here for more information
     
    CLASS RUN SCHEDULE
    Parents are invited and encouraged to volunteer at Rocket Run and to cheer on our Rocket runners!  Click here to download the class run schedule for Rocket Run 2016
     
    GET INVOLVED
    Rocket Run relies on parents, like you, to be successful!  Volunteer times are flexible and volunteers are needed throughout the day.  Click here to visit our SignUpGenius and choose a time to volunteer at Rocket Run.
     


    As a 501 (C) (3), not-for-profit institution, gifts made to Alphonsus Academy 
    are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. (Federal Tax ID #36-1721270)