Krispy Kreme Challenge Raises $50,000 for North Carolina Children’s Hospital

A total of 6,000 runners took to the streets of Raleigh on Saturday, February 6 to take part in the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge. In one hour, brave participants ran two miles to the Krispy Kreme store on Peace Street, consumed a dozen doughnuts and ran an additional two miles back to the NC State campus. The event generated a record $50,000 which will be presented to the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Now in its sixth year, the event was
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Doughnuts to Dollars: New Fundraiser Supports Children’s Hospital

The Krispy Kreme Challenge is NC State’s newest tradition and Park Scholars have a hand in making it happen. 2,400 calories. 12 doughnuts. 4 miles. 1 hour. On Saturday, Jan. 27, these numbers transcend mere statistics and become the stuff of legend. And possibly, stomach cramps. That’s because Saturday marks the third annual Krispy Kreme Challenge, a day when NC State students, alumni and local runners will race 2 miles from the bell tower to Peace Street’s Krispy Kreme, consume
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Park Scholars Dance for a Cause

The Scholar-driven Dance Marathon raised more than $17,000 for the NC Children’s Hospital. By Saturday, February 5, there were a lot of tired feet at NC State. But as the third annual Dance Marathon drew to a close, something else was in abundance—donations. The 24-hour fundraiser raised $17,230 for the NC Children’s Hospital, an increase over last year’s $10,851 intake. The concept behind Dance Marathon is simple: for one 24-hour period, student volunteers stay on their feet—absolutely no sitting or
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