Beach resident Kerriann Cunningham has partnered with her gym, Crossfit Revenge of Levittown, to organize a "Run for the Beach" fundraiser to help Long
Beach recover from Hurricane Sandy.
Cunningham, a school psychologist in Valley Stream District 24, said she has gotten the
entire district and the PTA community involved. She has also reached out
to neighboring districts, including the Levittown Public School District,
to be a part of the fundraiser.
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Cunningham has also teamed up with Bryan Murphy, the
creator of the Sandy Help LB Facebook page, and all proceeds will be going
directly towards families in need and towards
helping Long Beach get back on their feet.
The event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Crossfit Revenge, located at 2890 Hempstead Tpke. in Levittown. It will include a 5K race for
adults, a fun run and other activities for kids and raffles to raise
Local businesses such as Frasada Salon and Spa in Oceanside, Fun
Station in Lynbrook, Bikram Yoga of Rockville Centre, the Runner's Stop
in Lynbrook and other nearby restaurants have generously offered gift
certificates to help in this endeavor, according to Cunningham.
For more information please
visit the event listing or call (516) 680-0331.