Deer Valley School District Fundraiser

Go For The Gersters! A Charity Fundraiser  event this Saturday, February 2nd.  Please read the following and we hope you will all come out to support this family.

The daughter of Ms. Gerster, a Sierra Verde 1st grade teacher and former Esperanza teacher, was involved in a serious sledding accident over winter break. Katrina, a 17 year old MRHS student, has a positive spirit; however, as a result of the accident, she has no feeling in her legs.

Sierra Verde, in conjunction with Mountain Ridge High School, Esperanza Elementary, and the Glendale Fire Department will be hosting a charity event to raise money for the family during this difficult time. Go for the Gersters, a 2.5 walk/run, will be held Saturday, February 2, at 10:00 am. The event begins and ends at Sierra Verde. There will be a $1.00 donation/admission fee and drawing tickets will also be available for guests to earn fun prizes. An account, 6000169874, has also been established at Desert Schools Federal Credit Union.


When: Saturday, February 2

Location: Sierra Verde Elementary School; 7241 W Rose Garden Lane; Glendale, AZ 85308

Registration: 9:00 am

Cost: $1.00 donation

Start Times:

2.5 mile race- 10:00 am

2.5 mile walk – 10:10 am

1.0 mile fun run- 10:20 am

Parking: Additional Parking will be available at Church of Joy, located at 75th Avenue and Rose Garden. Please carpool if possible as parking close to the school is limited.

Drawing: We have several amazing prizes to give away. Tickets will be on sale for $1.00 each.

Food: Bagels and pastries will be sold during the event.

T-Shirts: A limited number of Go for the Gersters t-shirts will be available for $10.00

Fun!: DJ on site; DV Honors Jazz Band at Fire Station; Fire Truck, Spiritline, and more

Thank you to those of you who have already supported Ms. Gerster and her daughter. She truly appreciates the love from Deer Valley. We hope to see you all at the starting line!

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