St. Matthew Catholic School students, parents, teachers, and staff have a long history of taking to the track to raise funds for our school.
The Jog-a-thon is our students' favorite fundraiser. The Parent Club sponsors and organizes this highly-anticipated, fun event, which is one of our school's top three annual fundraisers. Because of the continued support for and success of the Jog-a-thon, our students don't have to sell candy, candles, wrapping papers, or raffle tickets.
Every year, our students collect pledges (on a per lap or flat basis) from relatives and friends to sponsor them on their run around the quarter-mile track at Hare Field in Hillsboro, Oregon. During the Jog-a-thon 3-8 grade students have a 40-minute time period and K-2 grade students have a 30 minute time period to run as many laps as they can.
Parent Club sets a funding raising goal for the Jog-a-thon each year. The money raised from this event helps fund St. Matthew Catholic School's operating expenses which are not covered by tuition alone. Because of the help from our students' relatives and friends, the students at St. Matthew Catholic School have the opportunity to grow and excel in an enriched academic environment.
Family responsibilities: Each student needs to raise a minimum of $75 in pedges. All pledge donations are tax-deductible. Recognition and prizes are awarded for our fastest I AM SPEED runners for each class and our superstar earners.
More information, including volunteer opportunities, will be shared with families in the months preceeding the Jog-a-thon.
Please contact the Jog-a-thon at email@example.com for more information.