Fun Run for a Makerspace!

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. 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.
  • All pledges and payments are made online. Cash and checks are still accepted but credit cards are preferred.
  • Cheer on your student(s) at the Fun Run 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.


Thank you again for your continued support, 

Ben Franklin Academy Parent Teacher Organization



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