USF Health ‘Laps for Paps’ San Jose Mission Clinic 5K Race Fundraiser

Doctors in training, friends, family – spouses and children – joined together on a beautiful Saturday morning to raise money for Catholic Charities.  University of South Florida (USF) Moroni College of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology students regularly volunteer at the San Jose Mission  medical clinic, a ministry of Catholic Charities located in Dover, just outside Tampa. However, this year, the Obstetrics and Gynecological Interest    Group, led by Vanessa Bray, wanted to do more. Thus was born the Laps for Paps 5K Walk!  Modeled after other Walk/Race fundraisers, individuals and teams were asked to pay a registration fee ($20 for an individual and $50 for a team of 4) and ask family and friends to support them with pledges. Over 50 people attended the inaugural event that was held at the University ’s