Pay-Less Community Foundation donates $16,355 to the 2020 Kick the Fat beneficiaries

From left to right (front row): Rosae Calvo, Pay-Less Community Foundation Vice President; Steven Sablan, Snake Pit Wrestling Academy Guam; Kathy Calvo, Pay-Less President and Chief Executive Officer; Cara Flores Mays, Duk Duk Goose Inc.; Samantha Taitano, Mañelu; Remedios Perez, UOG Endowment Foundation; Azucena Sarrosa, Pay-Less Promotions Ambassador; Pepita Contreras-Toves, Pay-Less Micronesia Mall Store Manager; Stacey Quitugua, Pay-Less Sumay Store Manager; Joy Calvo, Pay- Less Floral Shoppe Manager; Warrington Dalrymple, Pay-Less IT Manager From left to right (back row): Joanna Ulatan, Pay-Less Chief People Officer; Jeff Duenas, Pay-Less Loss Prevention Manager; Shane Concepcion, Snake Pit Wrestling Academy Guam; Michael Borja, Pay-Less Mangilao Store Manager; Eloy Lizama, Pay-Less Community Foundation Treasurer; Mike Benito, Pay-Less General Manager; Carina Pegarido, Pay-Less Marketing Manager; Marie Benito, Pay-Less Community Foundation President; Benny Quitugua, Pay-Less Produce Operation Manager

The Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation presented a check of over $16,000 to the 2020 Kick the Fat 5K/10K beneficiaries — Duk Duk Goose Inc., Snake Pit Wrestling Academy Guam, Mañe’lu and the UOG Endowment Foundation.

The remaining donations were distributed amongst other non-profit organizations.

In August 2019, PMCF launched the 2020 Kick the Fat 5K/10K Mini Grant geared towards supporting non-profit organizations seeking funding for upcoming projects focusing on the health and wellness of the local community.

The grant amount was contingent upon the funds raised through the 2020 Kick the Fat 5K/10K Run/Walk & Community Fair.

On Saturday, January 25, the foundation hosted the successful event which brought out more runners than previous years.

The 2020 Kick the Fat 5K/10K race and Wellness Festival was an outstanding success with almost 3,000 participants enjoying an early morning shower of confetti and fireworks along with upbeat music.

Treats included dri-fit shirts, goody bags containing drinks, fruit and other snacks, and most importantly, the satisfaction of completing a great and exciting run/walk.

About Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation

Officially incorporated in 2006, PMCF focuses on providing opportunities for community organizations to better serve the residents of Guam. The Foundation offers grant funding to eligible local organizations whose aim is to improve the quality of life on Guam and address significant gaps in the areas of health, education, social services, and the environment.