Menlo Park, CA, April 05, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Expect to see more than 100 students from local martial arts academy, Kuk Sool Won™ of Menlo Park in long kick lines on Saturday May 7th at Burgess Park in Menlo Park for their 7th annual Kick-A-Thon fundraiser.
“Over the years, this has become a family favorite event,” says Kristin Quintana, owner and chief instructor at Kuk Sool Won. “Our students to learn that they can make a difference in the community, and everyone really enjoys the challenge of the kick-a-thon.”
The Kuk Sool Won™ students form several lines to each do over 1000 kicks to support MACDA, the Martial Arts Character Development Alliance. The event will start at 10:00 am at the field at Burgess Park that is next to the playground off of Burgess Drive in Menlo Park. A mini-Carnival with food, games, bounce house, and more will follow, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.
The Kick-A-Thon raised about $5,000 in its first year and, thanks to the generous families and friends, have raised over $75,000 over the last several years.
Kuk Sool Won™ of Menlo Park is a family-oriented martial arts and character development academy dedicated to serving children, young adults, and families. Specialized programs support character development for children ages 4 years and up. The school offers a curriculum that is deeply rooted in tradition, balanced with progressive and innovative teaching methods and philosophies. Through positive reinforcement and validation, we create a nurturing environment that helps children be their best. For more information, visit menloparkmartialarts.com.
MACDA was created to provide charitable assistance to families in need so that they can attend martial arts classes, and to provide community out-reach programs including but not limited to anti-bullying curriculum, stranger safety, and character in the classroom workshops. For more information, visit macda-inc.org.