Midsemester Miles Challenge


Midsemester Miles Challenge
RunFromAnywhere, Texas

October 1- November 14, 2020

This is a Friends of the Phoenix Fundraiser supporting special education teachers at title 1 schools in Houston, Texas. Set a personal goal and challenge yourself to reach that goal over 45 days. Walk. Run. Bike. Swim. It is up to you!

How far will you go for education? 

The Friends of the Phoenix will award up to $500 grants to local special education teachers so they can provide a beneficial learning environment for their students. Many special education students need different materials or equipment, which can be challenging to provide due to COVID-19 restrictions. 100% of net proceeds from the Midsemester Miles Challenge will fund grants for teachers.

Entry into the Midsemester Miles Challenge includes t-shirt, medal, digital race bib, and access to exclusive virtual activities. T-shirts, medals, and optional add-ons will be shipped to U.S. addresses free of charge the first week of December 2020.

Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/RunFromAnywhere/MidSemesterMilesChallenge
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/317932326200334/

The Friends of The Phoenix would like to offer our community a little aid in the form of a hot meal or two.


About this Event

To our friends in Food and Beverage industry, or those what are directly impacted by the City/County mandate to shut down bars and only allow restaurants to offer Carrryout and delivery service:

The Friends of the Phoenix would like to offer you a meal or two. Meals will be provided by the Phoenix on Westheimer. We will allocate timeslots so that the kitchen will not be overwhelmed and avoid long wait times.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday in April:  https://alittlehelp.eventbrite.com/

Fried Rice 2020

Join us for our 3rd Annual Lunar New Year Festival & Fried Rice Cook-Off. This will be unique experience as we have friends from within the community presenting their version of FRIED RICE with a very international flair. (There will be representation from many ethnic backgrounds.) Both new and previous competitors will come back to try and claim the crown this time to get their name on the winners plaque! Competition will be based on judging as well as fan favorite and this year we're also going to give away prizes for best booth/station presentation!

$10 gets you 6 tickets!
$25 gets the VIP treatment: 12 tickets, and 1 beverage token
$50 - gets the VVIP treatment! UNLIMITED tastings, a FOTP t-shirt, 18 voting tickets

The event is family and dog friendly.
2020 is the Year of the Rat and activities will include:
-Guess the number of "Rat Pellets"(jelly beans) in the jar to win a red envelope full of money
-Pin the Cheese for the Rat competition with a kids division and adult division
-"Rat Races" competition where folks will compete in driving a remote control rat through a maze
-Money Tree for the kiddos to pull their very own red envelopes from
-Origami Tent/ play area for kids of all ages

This charity event will raise money for the FOTP emergency fund and Education pillar.

Amazon Smile

We have just joined the Amazon Smile program.  

Here's an easy way for you to help Friends of the Phoenix:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-5387039

When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Friends of the Phoenix!

1) Go to Amazon Smile
2) Choose Friends of the Phoenix as your Amazon Smile charity
3) Shop & save (Aways start at Smile.Amazon.com and Amazon donates)