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Tough Turtle Raises Big Bucks for Ithaca Children’s Garden

Written By: Kellie Meyer

The second annual adventure race raises $55,000.

Tough Turtle Raises Big Bucks for Ithaca Children’s Garden

April 28, 2014

ITHACA (WENY) -- The WENY team has finally recovered from Ithaca's Tough Turtle race Easter weekend and now the results are out of just how much was raised.
     The second annual challenging adventure race raised a total of $55,000. And like you saw from WENY's story about Ithaca Children's Garden, all proceeds support the Ithaca Children’s Garden: Healthy kids, healthy planet.
     Everything from scholarships for summer camps, kids gardening tools and wheelbarrows, fruit trees and seed starting supplies for their Edible Forest Garden, staffing to host school and after school field trips to the Garden, and seeds to grow hundreds of pounds of food at the Ithaca Children’s Garden. All so families have a safe and educational place to play.
     A big WENY thank you to everyone who raced, volunteered and donated. We were very happy to be a part of it and had a great time!