Bed Race Raises Money for Needy Families

By Lindsey Connell - bio | e-mail

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  It was an unusual sight in downtown Columbus today as Valley Interfaith promise hosted their inaugural "Bed Race and Parade" Saturday.

The group helps provide resources to local needy families.

Organizers thought the event would be a fun and unique way to promote their cause and raise money for those less fortunate.

"The money that we're trying to raise is going to be used to assist families to be able to get off of the streets and back onto their fee," said Victor Feliciano, Executive Director.

"We're raising money but more importantly we're raising awareness and bringing the community together to celebrate what they do," said Royce Ard, Knology's General Manager and sponsor.

Different teams built their racing beds and tore down 14th Street.

All of the participants worked to raise money for Valley Interfaith Promise.