NCTV17 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit

Naperville Teacher Stuck Doing Good

Longwood Elementary School third grade teacher Rich Vine had a unique way to fundraise for the Naperville Marathon.

“Today we have our Longwood leader assembly and during the assembly the kids are having the opportunity to duct tape me to a wall as a means for fundraising for Team IPEF,” said Vine.

Students could buy a piece of duct tape for $1 and then help stick Vine to the wall, with no limit on how many pieces they could purchase. In total, over 220 pieces of tape were used, and nearly $450 raised.

Vine is running for Team IPEF, which benefits District 204, and he is their top fundraiser, bringing in over $5,000. This will be Vine’s first ever marathon.

Team IPEF has over 250 runners participating in the Healthy driven Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon.

Naperville News 17’s Evan Summers reports.


Get daily news headlines delivered to your inbox!

We're Hiring!

If you're a News or Sports reporter, check out our job postings.

cat2array(30) { [0]=> int(3) [1]=> int(14) [2]=> int(30) [3]=> int(15) [4]=> int(44) [5]=> int(62) [6]=> int(17) [7]=> int(195) [8]=> int(63) [9]=> int(196) [10]=> int(7053) [11]=> int(19) [12]=> int(28) [13]=> int(6494) [14]=> int(18) [15]=> int(13595) [16]=> int(13818) [17]=> int(13317) [18]=> int(32) [19]=> int(13803) [20]=> int(501) [21]=> int(33) [22]=> int(13804) [23]=> int(58) [24]=> int(2) [25]=> int(375) [26]=> int(13777) [27]=> int(13763) [28]=> int(42) [29]=> int(5) }