COVID-19 has affected so much around the world and in our own communities. For Philadelphia’s public school students, it has greatly affected their learning experiences, highlighting many of the inequities around computer and internet access and putting additional pressure on teachers and parents to support students. As always, Need in Deed teachers have risen to the occasion. The Need in Deed team stands ready to give critical support to classrooms remotely to help them provide the same level of engaging, challenging learning that we would in person. Our campaign raises funds to help us do this work.

When you support our campaign, you are helping to bring education equity to Philadelphia public schools. Together we can #GiveOurKidstheEducationTheyDeserve!

There are three ways to help meet our goal of raising $20,000 via the Charity Footprints platform:
1. Make a donation
(You can also share this link with friends, and colleagues and invite them to donate.)
2. Support a participating runner/walker
3. Register to run/walk and raise funds

If you decide to run/walk:
• The registration fee is $25
• The minimum recommended fundraising goal is $100 (system platform requires at least $25); there is no maximum, so reach for the stars!
• There is no minimum distance. Run or walk as little or as much as you can; just complete your goal before October 4, 2020.
• When you register, you will get your own fundraising page where you set your fundraising goal and your target distance. You can invite friends and colleagues to donate from there.
• Connect a device (Fitbit, Apple Watch, etc.) to your registration or download the Charity Footprints platform app. Run/walk anywhere and your data will be recorded toward your goal.
• Raise the most money or cover the most distance and you’ll get a prize!

Philly participants: Looking for inspiration for local trails to explore? Here are three useful websites:
Philadelphia Trail Run Project
Visit Philadelphia, 20 Great Running and Biking Trails in Philadelphia
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, The Circuit Trails