Walk raises $13K for foundation

DOWNEY - More than $13,000 was raised at the Walk for Life held Sept. 11 at Stonewood Center benefiting the Sean Vernon Feliciano Amazing Day Foundation.Approximately 450 people took part in the walk, organizers said, including Sheriff Lee Baca, who acted as the event's grand marshal. Students from Downey and La Serna high schools also participated, as did council members Roger Brossmer, David Gafin and Mario Guerra. In addition to the walk, the foundation also hosted a fundraiser at Chili's at Downey Landing, collecting 15 percent of the bill when diners presented a flier. The Chili's fundraiser brought $510 to the foundation. The Amazing Day Foundation works to raise awareness of suicide among college students. The foundation is planning a golf tournament next spring. For more information, or to help with future events, contact foundation president Robert Feliciano at (562) 869-0660 or bob@amazingdayfoundation.org.

********** Published: September 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 23