Money raised during the event will be donated to Phuket Panyanukul School to support and improve teaching quality by researching and implementing new and effective ways to improve educational outcomes for children with autism.
The event is also aimed to further promote community awareness of children with special needs, as well as encourage healthy lifestyle activities.
Endorsed by the Phuket Governor and Patong Municipality, the charity run will consist of a five-kilometre “Fun Run” and a 10km “Mini Marathon” along the Patong beachfront.
Participation fees will be B300 net and B350 net per person, for the respective runs. The collected participation fees will be donated to the Phuket Panyanukul School (PPS).
The PPS was established on November 29, 1993 and is located at in Pa Khlok, Phuket.
It is recognized by the local Region Four division of the Ministry of Education and was established in response to the Thai Government’s policy of expanding education opportunities to children from kindergarten to high school level with special needs, including emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism.
As part of on-going efforts of the hotel, through its community service responsibility programs, Millennium Resort Patong has, since 2014, sponsored students at the Phuket Panyanukul School by providing painting supplies for weekly art classes conducted by and artist employed by the hotel.
The hand-painted art pieces created by the children are currently on display at the hotel’s lakeside lobby and are available for purchase. All proceeds from the sale of the art pieces are donated back to the school.
Class Act Media is a proud sponsor of this event.