Fun Spot helps raise over $167,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Participation soars with over 1,200 entrants in popular St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
ORLANDO – Fun Spot America Theme Parks was again, the Presenting and Host Sponsor for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer held annually at their Orlando, Florida park. This marks the 6th consecutive year that Fun Spot America has hosted the event.
“St. Jude Walk/Run has become a popular event where families have fun together while contributing in some way through racing, or volunteering, or cheering each other on; together, we all make up the movement and mission of St. Jude today,” said Fun Spot America CEO and owner John Arie Jr. “We are pleased to see over 1,200 participants racing this year and helping to raise over $167,000 for the support of kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,” John Arie Jr. said.
A festive St. Jude Walk/Run village was created for participants and volunteers by Fun Spot America Orlando and enhanced by contributions from Krispy Kreme, Senor Paleta, Tutu Tales, Bahama Bucks, Pepsi, iHeart Radio, Planet Fitness, Fit 2 Run and Look Local Magazine. “We thank our volunteer planning committee, without whom, this event would not be possible,” “They give their time, talent, and passion to making a difference in the lives of St. Jude families,” John Arie Jr. said.
“Every year we have the privilege of working with passionate local sponsors who make certain this event is a success by raising funds to end childhood cancer,” said John Arie Jr. “A huge amount of appreciation goes to, Hilton Orlando, PCI Security, Medieval Times, Merrill Lynch, Gatorland, Kenny Communications, Sweet Tomatoes, WFTV, Xenia Hotels + Resorts, IRide Trolley, A & P Janitorial Services. Darden Restaurants, Florida Citrus Sports and Leisure Labs,” John Arie Jr said.
You can still help and donate to help St. Jude here.