OAKS, Pa., June 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Last Thursday SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) hosted its 10th annual Rush Hour Run, a 5K race that draws 500 participants for a scenic route along the Perkiomen Creek Trail. The event has experienced tremendous success over the last decade, raising over $150,000 and donating proceeds to more than 18 local charities and nonprofit organizations.
Raising more than $23,000 this year, the Rush Hour Run benefits RSVP and Canine Partners for Life. RSVP serves a variety of groups throughout Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties, primarily focusing on educating disadvantaged children and assisting veterans. Canine Partners for Life is dedicated to training service and companion dogs, which provide assistance to individuals with a wide range of physical, neurological, and cognitive disabilities.
“RSVP is honored to be a fundraising recipient of SEI’s Rush Hour Run,” said Michele Moll, RSVP Executive Director. “These funds will help us continue to deliver and expand outreach and assistance to some of our area’s most vulnerable populations, including disadvantaged high school students and low-income veterans hoping to attend college. Our innovative virtual tutoring program helps corporate employees support this initiative.”
“Canine Partners for Life’s relationship with SEI has continued to strengthen for nearly six years, and we thank SEI for continuing a tradition of giving back to local organizations,” said Darlene Sullivan, Founder and Executive Director of Canine Partners for Life. “We are delighted to be selected as a beneficiary of this year’s Rush Hour Run. The donation will help support our Prison Puppy Raising Program.”
“We are proud of the Rush Hour Run’s success over the past 10 years,” said Dennis J. McGonigle, Chief Financial Officer at SEI. “I am thrilled that SEI is able to support various charities and contribute to the local community through our employee-led philanthropic organization, SEI Cares. On behalf of everyone at SEI, I would like to congratulate the runners and thank all those who have contributed to the events’ achievements year after year.”
The overall female winner was Gabriella Bamford with a time of 18:57. The overall male winner was Kyle Young with a time of 16:22.
The top female and male runners in each age category are as follows:
Age 18 and under: Molly Ryle and Payne Pachuda
Age 19-29: Bridget McCarron and Stewart Conard
Age 30-39: Kelly Miller and Stephen Biggin
Age 40-49: Christine Sandvik and Bob Morrow
Age 50-59: Lisa Pavlik and Christopher Stratto
Age 60 and over: Nicola Clarke and John F. Savoy
SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of March 31, 2017, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $779 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $297 billion in assets under management and $478 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com.
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