2020 MidYear Newsletter - Page 14

On Saturday April 11, 2020, Council for Life hosted the first-ever Virtual Run for Life due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Participants supported Life by recording their run times over Easter Weekend. Prizes were awarded for Best Virtual Run times and Best Social Media posts. The Run benefited Buckner’s Waiting Texas Children adoption program. This program provides permanent "forever" homes for children in foster care, many of whom are older children and teenagers or in a sibling group. If they are never adopted, they will "age out" of the system with limited or no support or care. The proceeds from the Virtual Run for Life fully funded Buckner’s grant request for this ministry to needy children. Praise God for His provision!

We are thankful for our 2020 Honorary Run Chairs, Natalie and Klint Guerry, Run Chairs, Cori & Patrick Todd, and Underwriting Chairs, Meredith and Justin McNeely.

Special thanks to our donors: Todd Interests, Piñon Foundation,

Natalie and Klint Guerry, Veritex Community Bank, The Armes Charitable Fund, Cindy and Tony Weber Foundation, the Karlow Family, Maclay Energy,

Lisa and Dennis Roossien, Cathy and Tony Sisk, Cori and Patrick Todd,

Diane and Jim Beckett, Denman Family Foundation, the Everbach Family,

John Gardner, Brittany and Nelson Hunt, Becky and Bob McCamey,

Dorothy and John O’Dwyer, Crystal Pinson, Elizabeth and Charlie Robinson

and Paula and Bob Strasser.

Virtual Run for Life 5K

CFL PR & Media Consultant Maggie Caine and her son AJ