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Fourth Annual Run! Geek! Run! 8K Raises $14,000 for Equal Footing Foundation

The fourth annual Run! Geek! Run! 8K raised $14,000 to benefit the Equal Footing Foundation, NVTC’s charitable arm. To date, the event has raised more than $70,000 in cash and technology donations for the Foundation. On Wednesday, November 2, members of the Welz & Weisel Communications team presented the donation to Equal Footing Foundation President/Executive Director Colleen Hahn.

Welz & Weisel Communications team present $14,000 Run! Geek! Run! 8K donation to Equal Footing Foundation’s Colleen Hahn.
Welz & Weisel Communications team present $14,000 Run! Geek! Run! 8K donation to Equal Footing Foundation’s Colleen Hahn.

“Thank you to Welz & Weisel Communications and to all sponsors and participants of this year’s Run! Geek! Run! 8K,” said Hahn. “Their generous support of the Equal Footing Foundation will make a real and lasting difference in the lives our region’s under-served students. This donation will allow our Computer Clubhouses to continue to provide quality programs and to promote our students’ achievements.”

The September race drew more than 600 registrants. Planning is already underway for the 5th annual race in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the Run! Geek! Run! 8K, visit rungeekrun.net.