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Kapiti Run for Youth overwhelmed by huge sponsorship

Kapiti Run for Youth overwhelmed by huge business sponsorship

Over the last four weeks The Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth event has run a four-week business sponsorship campaign. At closing on Tuesday 13 March, a whopping $13,000 had been committed by 56 sponsors.

“We are hugely overwhelmed and grateful by the response from Kapiti businesses in this campaign,” says Richard Calkin, Founder of Web Genius.

The campaign manager, Helene Judge has been hopping with excitement since the beginning as it became clear early-on that youth in our community is something that resonates with everyone, whatever your profession or time of life. “At the conclusion of the event on Sunday 25th March, we will distribute 70% of this sponsorship to Kapiti Youth Support so they can continue running their at-risk youth mentoring programme that was done by Youth Quest before their demise.”

Business sponsors are:

GOLD: Geethal's Data Systems, Kapiti Rest Home & Kena Kena Rest Home, Lodge Waikanae No. 433 – Kapiti Freemasons, Moneymax, Paraparaumu Medical Centre, Peter Jackson Plumbing, Salvation Army Paraparaumu, Steve Rose Electrical, Thai Lagoon Restaurant, Tuatara Brewing Co, Westpac Bank

SILVER: Adrenalin Kapiti Coast, allROOF Solutions, Capital Chemdry, Coastal Medical Rooms, Davis & Co Chartered Accountants, Deans & Associates (Kapiti), Fix It Roofing, Gold Coast Mechanical, Kapiti Island Nature Tours, Kapiti Kennels, LowTax, New World Waikanae, Proline Engineering, Scope Financial, Sone's Sauces

BRONZE: A Grade Automotive, Allan Gray Motors, An Extra Pair of Hands, Autocrash Repairs Kapiti, Banana Leaf, Bays Brasserie, CD van der Meer Builders, Coast to Coast Blinds, Columbus Coffee Kapiti, Compass Health, Crombie Lockwood, D4 Raumati, Delaney Mitsubishi, Dutchy's Burger Joint, Glassfit, Inspiration+Co Interior Designers, Kapiti Power Tools, Mainfreight Kapiti, Melectra Management, Nikau Foundation, Ocean Motel, PartyPerfect Catering, Paula's Furniture & Beds, Rimu Chiropractic Studio, Robert Harris Café Coastlands, Roofing Direct, Spectrum Collision Repairs, Team Medical, Vanzeal, YOURTravel

Richard goes on to say, “our focus is now turning to the running of the event on the day and making it a really fun morning out on the beach while everyone walks, runs and talks together knowing they are raising funds for their chosen Fundraising Partner – have more than 200 registered at this point.” The official Fundraising Partners for 2018 are: Kapiti Youth Support, Kapiti College, Paraparaumu College, Kapiti Youth Achievement Trust, Raumati Swimming Club and ZEAL Kapiti.

It’s not too late to register as an individual or group to participate in KR4Y 2018. Once registered, tell your friends, family, colleagues, customers and suppliers so they can sponsor your efforts. Choose from: 12km walk, 6km walk, 12km run and a 6km run with staggered starts between 10am and 11.30am at Maclean Park, Sunday 25 March >> https://www.kapitirunforyouth.co.nz/register

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