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Get Ready Nimitz Dolphins... it's Walk-A-Thon time!!

Friday March 24, 2023

Help us with our biggest fundraiser of the year!

Please click here to donate directly via PayPal!

We're incredibly proud that Nimitz offers music and art to all students. Nimitz PTA wants to make sure we can continue to offer these programs, in addition to fun social activities for our community. 

Walk-A-Thon Goals:

Raise $20,000

Walk/run a combined total of 2,500 laps

Participation Prize Opportunities

  • Each class will have a 30-min walk/run time-slot during the school day

    • After each class's walk-a-thon slot, Nimitz PTA is providing all students with an Otter Pop to show our pride in them!

  • Students can also choose to walk/run during their lunch time

  • Students can earn lanyard beads for each lap they walk/run!

  • If we hit the school goal of 2,500 laps, we get a school-wide dance party with Mrs. Pakel!

Fundraising Prize Opportunities

  • For every $20 raised, your name is entered into a raffle drawing. Available raffle prizes include:

    • A signed San Francisco 49ers football

    • ​​Gift cards to Top Golf San Jose

    • A family pass to the Bay Area Discovery Museum

    • A 3-month family season pass to Curiodyssey

    • 2 adult tickets to the San Francisco Zoo

    • 2 adult tickets for the Winchester Mystery House

    • A family scavenger hunt from Let's Roam San Jose

    • 2 tickets to a 2023/24 Cal Football game

    • A player autographed Puck from the San Jose Sharks

    • 4 ticket vouchers to a 2023 regular season Oakland A's game

    • A signed ball from the San Francisco Giants

    • 2 One-Day Tickets for Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

    • 14 undated Bowl Reserved tickets to San Jose Giants games

  • In addition, every kid that raises at least $100 will be invited to a pizza party later this spring!

  • The child in each grade who raises the most money will get to silly string Mrs. Pakel at the dance party!

The Walk-A-Thon Carnival is back!

Our Walk-a-Thon will continue after school, too! Families are invited to join us at Nimitz from 2:30pm - 6pm for:

  • Walking/Running Laps

  • Food Trucks

  • Carnival Games (from 4pm - 6pm)

  • Play Walk-A-Thon Bingo at the Carnival to enter a raffle drawing for one of ten (10) In-N-Out gift certificates!

Thank you for your donation!

We have lots of fun in store for the kids and we are hoping to raise the necessary funds to keep our amazing art and music programs, as well as funding all of the other wonderful academic and social opportunities here at Nimitz!


 Please click here to donate directly via PayPal!

Volunteers Needed!

  • If you are interested in volunteering to help during the Walk-a-thon, we have spots available both during and after school.

  • You can help with their lap beads, punch souvenir lap cards, or count laps

  • Any parents volunteering during the school day will need full volunteer clearance.

Adult Volunteers for Walk-a-thon

  • We could also use high school volunteers, especially to help us run our carnival. If you know of any students looking for volunteer hours, please have them sign up to help.


High School Volunteers Needed! 

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Paypal donation link

San Francisco 49ers


op Golf San Jose

Bay Area Discovery Museum


  San Francisco Zoo

Winchester Mystery House

Let's Roam &

Adventures from Scratch

Cal Athletics

San Jose Sharks

Oakland A's

San Francisco Giants

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

San Jose Giants

In-N-Out Burger

Thank you to the following raffle prize donors

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