Sixth annual Kids’ Fun Hunt and book giveaway at Winterthur’s Point-to-Point Steeplchase is a success!

Success Won't Wait co-founder and Director Susan Conforte McNeill with just a few of the 500 children's books which were given away throughout the day.
Success Won’t Wait Director Susan Conforte McNeill with just a few of the 500 children’s books which were given away throughout the day.

The annual Winterthur Point-to-Point Steeplechase was held last weekend on the stunning grounds of the Winterthur Museum and Gardens in Greenville, Delaware. Each May, this “awareness event” is one of the highlights of the event calendar for Success Won’t Wait volunteers.

In addition to thrilling steeplechase races, an amazing tailgate competition, a breathtaking collection of antique Rolls Royce automobiles, and loads of must-have offerings from exclusive vendors, the day also features the Success Won’t Wait Kids’ Fun Hunt!

The Kids’ Fun Hunt was instituted six years ago by Race Director Jill Abbott, as longtime attendees began bringing their children to the event. The Fun Hunt offers a “Kids’ Hunt Map” of the venue and encourages them to visit each vendor for an activity (like a free mani-pedi, painting horse shoes, or even playing dress up with a pony!) or a lovely prize.

The Success Won’t Wait tent featured a free, new children’s book!

2013 Point to Point, Success Won't Wait tentThe event is the perfect way to publicize the Success Won’t Wait mission and introduce families to the organization. Success Won’t Wait volunteers handed out 500 books at the event and shared its mission with thousands of families!

Founded in 2002, Success Won’t Wait, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit literacy organization based in Wilmington, Delaware. Want to learn more about Success Won’t Wait’s literacy projects, how to donate used  books, or volunteer your time? Simply visit About Success Won’t Wait.

Read now, because success won’t wait!

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