BENefit Bash and Fun Run

Ben Franklin Academy 2018 Fun Run


The PTO’s main fundraising event this year is the Ben Franklin Academy Fun Run! It’s a two-week program that kicks off with a pep rally for students on Tuesday, Oct. 16. But, you can get a head start because pledging is NOW OPEN for the BFA FUN RUN!


What can you do right now?

  • Register your student(s) at
  • Reach out to donors and share your pledge link.
  • Keep in mind, all pledges and payments are made online. Cash and checks are still accepted but credit cards are preferred.
  • Make plans to cheer on your student(s) at the Fun Run and/or Color Run on Thursday, October 25.
100% of families get pledges from donors + 5 pledges per student =
$70,000 School Profit for a MAKERSPACE.
The easiest way to help us reach our goals is through our easy SHARE feature on
  • Make a Student Star video to share with Facebook Friends
  • Copy and paste the email template and then send to family, friends, and local businesses
  • Go to from your mobile device, click share, and send texts to friends and family
Elementary school families will gather pledges for every lap their student runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Fun Run on Thursday, Oct. 25. Middle school students will gather flat-rate pledges (not per-lap), and will participate in a color run on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Every pledge counts!



Save the Date – October 25, 2018.

The PTO’s 2018 Fun Run is less than a month away. This event will be a fun, filled FUNdraising event for the whole school to participate. Preschool through grade 5 will participate in a fun run and middle school students will participate in a color run.

Look for more information to come as we get closer.

Pictures from Past BENefit Bash Events


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