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Joaquin Miller School


The 40th annual Joaq-a-thon, one of the best JM traditions!

Stride With Pride! — Saturday, March 22, 2014, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Walkthon - Go the extra mile! Walk with Wolverine PrideA day filled with good friends, good music, and lots of walking!

The Joaq-a-thon is a day-long walking event in the spring for Joaquin Miller students and families. This activity affords the children an opportunity to raise money for their school. They obtain sponsors who agree to donate according to how far the children walk. For an overview of the event, PDF Download download the pdf.

Joaq-a-thon Day is full of challenges and excitement for the walkers, who may earn T-shirts and a variety of awards. The children love this event!

Secure payment for the JM walk-a-thon

To donate to the Joaq-a-thon, please enter the following information (if you don't know the teacher name, select "Don't Know") and click the Donate button (you will be taken to PayPal's secure processing). Please forward a copy of your email receipt to the family of the child you are sponsoring.


Sponsor's name:  
Child's first name:
Child's last name:

About PayPal

Don't have PayPal? No problem! You don't need to have a PayPal account to use it to make a donation: you can simply enter credit card information if you prefer.

Your credit card information is secure on PayPal, and the JMPTA doesn't store your card number or have access to it.

Corporate Matching

Your contributions can have twice the impact if you participate in your company's matching program. You may even double or triple your donation at no additional cost to you! Click here to learn more about corporate matching »


Each year, parent volunteers are needed to work at gates, hand out popsicles/Clif Bars, make buttons, and help check walkers in and out. We need over 100 volunteers to make this fun, safe and successful.

Please sign up for the 2014 Joaq-a-Thon. Here's how to volunteer:

1. Go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot.
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Suzie and she can sign you up manually.