The funds raised by the event 21 K ‘ Be An Angel! Monterrey 2017, will be allocated to 14 organizations serving children with disabilities and other ailments, reported the city Council through a press release.
For this reason, today, Saturday, lived brokers, authorities and children are benefiting in a celebration prior to the race which will be held this Sunday, April 23.
On the ground floor of the Palacio Municipal of Monterrey was held to a coexistence between the associations and the corridors, shows, plays for children, a dog’s exhibition of the Police of Monterrey and, finally, the participants went on to receive her kit for the sporting event.
The city Council reported that the race will take part more than 3 thousand 500 runners, who benefit from their inscriptions to 14 civil associations that cater to children with disabilities and illnesses so that they can access to better medical care.
The secretary of Social Development of the municipality, Roberto Garza Leonard, thanked all those involved for their participation to carry out the event altruistic.
«Thanks to all of the civil associations that have decided to collaborate with us, have given us that trust; we are grateful also to the runners that have decided to support these causes, the authorities, civil society, the Army, the Police force and Traffic of Monterrey, and to all the sponsors who have made possible that this career is carried out.
«It is a message of compassion, of solidarity, of joy, that celebrates the spirit of these great kids who teach us to be cheerful, to be better human beings. Many thanks to you all for being here and make this a great party of citizens,» he said.
The associations that benefitted are: Spina Bifida, Alliance Anti-Childhood cancer, ARFQ, Foundation Kisses Salty, DIF Monterrey, Effeta, Open your World, Clinic of Comprehensive Care for Autism, as well as Cardio Chavitos, Siloam, EATH, Foundation Institute Otológico Monterrey, Guidance Center Early Comprehensive Child, Challenges, and Concert Life.
The event also attended the director of Physical Culture and Sport of Monterrey, Aldo Salim Flores; the director of Culture, Luis Nevares; Luciano Ramirez, president of the Athletics Association in the State, as well as representatives of the Seventh and the Fourth Military Region.