Recipient: Ivy Academy

Who wouldn't want to run a 5k along the North Chick Creek while being chased by a huge, furry Sasquatch? Especially when all proceeds go towards Ivy Academy, a Charter school focused on environmental, project-based learning. We just had to fund them! Phillip Mansueto is a teacher and avid runner and positioned this run to be an annual fundraiser for the school. Our funds went towards the overhead to get the race going so all proceeds raised would go straight to the school. They leveraged over $6,000 from our original grant. Way to go, Ivy Academy!