Oakmont Hosts Successful 5th Annual Slacker Run, Raises Over $28,000 for Child Advocacy Center

Gainesville, FL – May 22, 2024 – The Oakmont community came together for the annual Slacker Run, a cherished charity event that supports the Child Advocacy Center. This year’s event, held on May 18, 2024, was a resounding success, with enthusiastic participation and remarkable fundraising achievements.Oakmont Hosts Successful 5th Annual Slacker Run, Raises Over $28,000 for Child Advocacy Center - Oakmont Slacker Run on May 18th 2024

The Slacker Run, known for its fun and inclusive atmosphere, welcomed 213 participants to run during the event. Combined with the generous $4,250 donation from the Oakmont community, the event’s fundraising efforts raised a grand total of $28,346.59.

“The Child Advocacy Center board and staff are extremely grateful for the support of Oakmont and ICI Homes as well as the Alachua County community.” Sherry Kitchens, President/CEO of the Child Advocacy Center, Inc., said, “We are blown away by your generosity, and child abuse victims will be provided life-saving services when they need them. We are so appreciative of the Oakmont Slacker Run for the significant impact it is making in the lives of children.”

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The funds raised will directly benefit the Child Advocacy Center, aiding in their mission to support and protect vulnerable children in the region. The center provides critical services, including counseling, advocacy, and support for children and families affected by abuse.

ICI Homes, the developer behind the Oakmont community, played a pivotal role in organizing the Slacker Run. As a leading custom homebuilder in Florida, ICI Homes is committed to enhancing lives through community engagement and charitable initiatives. Their involvement in the Slacker Run exemplifies their dedication to giving back to the communities they help build.

“ICI Homes is proud to support the Slacker Run and the important work of the Child Advocacy Center,” said Jocylyne Wagle, Sales Manager at ICI Homes. “Our team values the opportunity to contribute to such a meaningful cause and to see our community come together for the greater good.”

About ICI Homes

Headquartered in Daytona Beach, FL for over 45 years, ICI Homes has built thousands of homes in prestigious communities in many major Florida markets including Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and Gainesville. Known as Florida’s Custom Home Builder, the company is widely recognized for its unique ability to customize any home with a focus on superior energy-wise standards of their luxury custom single-family, estate and townhomes. ICI Homes continues to win hundreds of awards for outstanding design features and was awarded the Platinum Builder Award by HBW in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2023. ICI Homes is consistently ranked among the nation’s “Top 100 Builders” by Builder magazine and has been named “Builder of the Year” by the Florida Home Builders Association many times over. For more information, visit ICIHomes.com.

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Oakmont is a vibrant community dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for all its residents. Known for its strong community spirit and commitment to charitable causes, Oakmont hosts a variety of events throughout the year, with the Slacker Run being a highlight on the annual calendar.

About the Child Advocacy Center

The Child Advocacy Center is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for children who have experienced abuse. Through comprehensive services, the center works tirelessly to ensure the well-being and protection of vulnerable children and their families.