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A-Thon With A Difference

Youth acquire sponsors for the hours they spend with randomly drawn “challenges.” The challenges consist of wheel-chairs, blindfolds, binding arms or fingers, earplugs. Anything that could represent those who live with these types of challenges. We spent the night at the church and scheduled events every hour like making sandwiches to eat, watching movies, playing games. Each event presented a different problem for each youth with their various challenges. We rotated challenges after a few hours, the idea was to make them aware of the needs of others as well as raise funds.

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