BHS girls' soccer runs for Santa's Helpers

The Blackfoot High School Girls' Soccer team ran a 5K on Friday afternoon to raise money for the Santa's Helpers. Over $2,000 was donated by local businesses. Blackfoot Police and BHS Girls' Soccer teammates greeted players as they crossed the finish line at Jensen Grove on Friday afternoon after running 5K. The team asked local businesses to donate funds for Santa's Helpers. Over $2,000 was raised. And they are off. The Blackfoot High School Girls' Soccer team ran a 5K on Friday afternoon to raise funds for Santa's Helpers. Over $2,000 was donated by local businesses. Freshman Ellie McBride led the BHS Girls' Soccer team to the finish for this 5K run to raise money for Santa's Helpers on Friday afternoon. McBride is followed by Kinsley Wray and Abby VanOrden.
By: 
LESLIE MIELKE
Staff Writer

The Blackfoot High School Girls' Soccer team ran a 5K (3.2 miles) on Friday afternoon to raise money for Santa's Helpers. It took 48 minutes for all 33 teams members to cross the finish line.
Members of both the varsity and junior varsity teams asked local businesses to donate for Santa's Helpers. The donations totaled $2,355 on Friday, with more to come.
Blackfoot Police Officer Greg Austin said, "Each year, kids are turned away from this program for lack of funds. This will really help."
To read the full story, see it in the Saturday, Aug. 25, edition of the Morning News.

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