Runners raise $30,000 as part of CP Rochester's Run for Fun

Updated: 05/10/2014 8:41 PM
Created: 05/10/2014 11:09 AM WHEC.com

Runners were out Saturday morning to help raise thousands of dollars to help those with disabilities.

It was all part of CP Rochester's 9th Annual 5K Run for Fun. Runners, including News10NBC's Pat Taney, hit the course Saturday morning to help raise funds for the event. And they did well, raising more than $30,000 to benefit CP Rochester.

News10NBC acted as a sponsor for this year's event. All the proceeds from the run help fund the programs and services which assist adults and children with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. These programs and services include physical, occupational, and speech therapies; group housing; early intervention and preschool programs, day habilitation and respite services; and recreational programs.

 “We provide services from birth through senior years. We provide early intervention for individuals birth through two, and then early education through our preschool program and adult, clinical, therapy, residential and recreational services,” said Mary Walsh Boatfield, CP Rochester.

Event organizers say fundraisers support the more than 2,000 adults and children that CP Rochester serves.

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