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No Child Wet Behind Fundraiser May 21 in Fountain

 


Jenn Leonard, owner of Colorado Mountain Doulas, is her hosting her first annual 5K fundraiser and diaper drive Sunday, May 21, at 305 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Fountain.

Proceeds of the event will benefit No Child Wet Behind. No Child Wet Behind’s (NCWB) mission is to get diapers to those in need via monetary donations as well as diaper donations.

The family-friendly day will start with a 5k run/walk, followed by activities for all ages, including a family fun run. Several participating organizations will be represented that day, with various ways to give and get involved.

Diapers (even partially opened packs) will be accepted the day at the event. There are currently drop boxes for diapers at various locations around the area including the lobby of the Fountain Police Department located at 222 N. Santa Fe Ave. Persons can also donate by calling 719-581-9041

NCWB is just one of a few organizations aiming to educate about and prevent diaper deprivation. Leonard is also looking to connect with more local agencies to provide diapers at no cost as assistance to families in need in Southern Colorado.

Registration is still open for the 5k. Persons can sign up at coloradomountaindulas.com. “To learn more about the event, sponsorships and other donations please email ncwbcs@coloradomountaindoulas.com or visit our website,” Leonard concluded.

 

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