Kids Host Kick-A-Thon to benefit Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

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MENLO PARK, Calif. - May 9, 2014 - PRLog -- Kids from Martial Arts Academy in Menlo Park Host Kick-A-Thon to benefit Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 9, 2014
– On Saturday, May 10, Kuk Sool Won of Menlo Park will host their annual “Kick-a-Thon” and mini-Carnival at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, located at 700 Alma Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Proceeds from the event will benefit Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford and the Menlo Park Martial Arts Scholarship Fund

The Kick-a-Thon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., during which students will kick continuously for a goal of 1000 kicks each.. A mini-Carnival with food, games, bounce house, and more will follow, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Over the past month, students of the martial arts school have asked friends and family members to pledge donations for the number of kicks they can achieve. The community is invited to watch the students fulfill their kick goals and is encouraged to participate in the fun activities that will follow.

“Over the years, this has become a family favorite event,” says Kristin Quintana, owner and chief instructor at Kuk Sool Won. “Our students to learn that they can make a difference in the community, and everyone really enjoys the challenge of the kick-a-thon.”

About Kuk Sool Won of Menlo Park

Kuk Sool Won of Menlo Park is a family-oriented martial arts and character development academy dedicated to serving children, young adults, and families. Specialized programs support character development for children ages 4 years and up. The school offers a curriculum that is deeply rooted in tradition, balanced with progressive and innovative teaching methods and philosophies. Through positive reinforcement and validation we create a nurturing environment that helps children be their best. For more information, visit

About Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is an internationally recognized 311-bed hospital, research center and leading regional medical network providing the full complement of services for the health of children and expectant mothers. In partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine, their world-class doctors and nurses deliver innovative, family-centered care in every pediatric and obstetric specialty, tailored to every patient. Packard Children's is annually ranked as one of the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and is the only Northern California children's hospital with specialty programs ranked in the U.S. News Top 10. Learn more at

About the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is a public charity whose mission is to elevate the priority of children’s health and increase the quality and accessibility of children’s health care, through leadership and direct investment. We work in alignment with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the child health programs of Stanford University. Our vision is that all children in the communities we serve are able to reach their maximum health potential. For more information, visit

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