Darüşşafaka runners once again cross continents for education

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Fueled by the slogan “We Run For Help When It Comes To Education” 1251 runners took steps for Darüşşafaka students in the 45th Istanbul Marathon sponsored by Türkiye İş Bankası.

The Türkiye İş Bankası Istanbul Marathon, the world’s one and only intercontinental marathon, took place on November 5th. 1251 runners supported the “We Run For Help When It Comes To Education” campaign of the Darüşşafaka Society which celebrated its 160th anniversary.

This year, Darüşşafaka runners took part in this event to provide more children affected by Kahramanmaraş earthquake with the opportunity to receive a quality boarding education under the roof of Darüşşafaka.

Darüşşafaka volunteers who ran to support the project for the reconstruction of the Darüşşafaka Schools campus for capacity improvement were accompanied by Darüşşafaka Society Chairman of the Board of Directors Oğuz Güleç, Member of the High Advisory Board Zeynep Necipoğlu, Board Members Vedat Bayrak, Eşref Biryıldız, Prof. Dr. Feryal Çam Çelikel, Burak İhsan Çetinçeker, and Büşra Giray, Secretary General Suat Çetin, Darüşşafaka Schools General Manager Ebru Arpacı, Darüşşafaka Culture and History Commission Member Beşir Özmen, Darüşşafaka High School Principal Nilüfer Kavaklı, Darüşşafaka Secondary School Principal Şule Uyar, Manager Responsible for Life at Darüşşafaka Muhammet Erken, Darüşşafaka teachers, students, and staff.

Bringing the joy of the 100th anniversary of our Republic to Türkiye İş Bankası Istanbul Marathon, Darüşşafaka volunteers aim to collect donations through their campaigns that they will conduct until 20th November.

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