Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and supporters, the 4K 4Charity Fun Run will forward more than $21,000 in net donations to nonprofit organizations providing COVID-19 relief and programs focused on increasing diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. We are grateful everyone who registered, participated, sponsored, and helped spread the word.
Officially endorsed by NAB Show, 4K 4Charity offers a healthy and fun way to maximize charitable impact with 100% of individual supporters’ registration and donation proceeds benefiting designated nonprofit organizations. Virtual event participants choose from the popular 4K (2.49mile) distance or expanded 8K (4.97 mile) option, complete the route at the their own pace, and share their journey with the online community. Thank you to all our participants and sponsors for your continued commitment.
If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, contact us at 4K4Charity@elemental.com for more information.
Aspire IT teaches K-12 girls programming fundamentals and computational thinking in fun, creative, and hands-on environments. Since 2013, more than 9,500 girls have received an estimated 295,000 instruction hours through 436 AspireIT programs in 43 states — many of whom did not have prior computing experience.
TECHNOLOchicas is designed to raise awareness among young Latinas and their families about opportunities and careers in technology by using powerful stories of Latinas from diverse backgrounds, who are in technology fields, and recognize the power of innovation to change the world. TECHNOLOchicas has reached millions of families through Univision public service announcements and more than 5,000 girls have received computing experiences led by TECHNOLOchicas ambassadors.
UNICEF is working with health experts to bring trustworthy guidance to parents, caregivers and educators regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. They are on the ground in more than 190 countries, partnering with front-line responders to keep children healthy and learning, protected from sickness and violence, no matter who they are or where they live.