Lompoc Hospital 5K Colorthon Raises $ 24,000 for Purchase of MRI Machine | Business

Participants aged 4 to 65 years and older ran, walked and went to designated color stations on the golf course to be sprayed with dyed cornstarch resulting in faces and clothing in the colors of the rainbow, said a spokesperson for the hospital.

Thanks to a significant financial boost from local event sponsors, who donated $ 18,000, the event raised approximately $ 24,000 in total.

“On behalf of the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to the many who attended this year’s Colorthon,” said Foundation President Alice Milligan, noting that the event would not have not been possible without the generosity of the event. hosts the Mission Club.

A crowd of participants walk through plumes of blue and pink dyed cornstarch during the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation’s Colorthon 5K event on October 30 at the Mission Club.

“They were so generous and nice to work with,” said Milligan. “In addition, a big thank you to our many volunteers who are always there to support our events. We couldn’t organize these events without these wonderful volunteers. “

The Hospital Foundation’s next fundraising event, the Flower Valley Golf Classic, is scheduled for May 20, 2022, at the Mission Club.

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Over 300 people attended the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation’s Colorthon 5K fundraising event held on October 30 at the Mission Club.

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