McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5K Walk Raises Funds for Embrace Kids Foundation

The McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell 5k Walk, held May 5, 2024 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, saw a remarkable turnout from the St. Joseph Regional High School community. The event, organized to benefit the Embrace Kids Foundation, aimed to raise vital funds for sickle cell research and support.
Despite less than ideal weather conditions, the spirit of unity and determination prevailed as nearly 100 students, family members, staff, and administration from St. Joseph Regional High School joined forces to make a meaningful impact. Their enthusiastic participation underscored a shared commitment to making a difference in the lives of those affected by sickle cell disease.
Devin and Jason McCourty, former students of St. Joseph Regional High School and esteemed alumni of the class of '05, expressed heartfelt gratitude to their alma mater for their support. "We're deeply moved by the overwhelming turnout and enthusiasm from everyone who joined us today," said Devin McCourty. "The SJR dedication and generosity will make a difference in the lives of those battling sickle cell disease," added Jason McCourty.
The event highlighted the strong bond between the McCourty brothers and their alma mater. Their continued support and generosity have left an indelible mark on St. Joseph Regional High School, inspiring students and alumni alike to give back and create positive change.
"The McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Walk was a fantastic demonstration of our community's commitment to service and compassion. We are immensely proud of our students, staff, and families for their enthusiastic participation and dedication to making a difference in the lives of others," said Mr. Reginald Sainte-Rose '92, SJR Athletic Director.
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