OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) – A Pinkard man prepares to run a half marathon while looking to raise money for a cause close to his heart.

The Vivian B. Adams School in Ozark has been a blessing to Chris Woodall and his family. For 50 years the school has served those with special needs, including Woodall’s son, Robert.

Seeing the impact school had on his son, Woodall decided to run for a cause and raise money for a Vivian B. Adams scholarship fund, to provide opportunities for those in need. similar to those of his son.

“I thought this would be a great opportunity to spread awareness about what Vivian B. Adams does and specifically their scholarship program which opens the door for many adult learners to come and be a part of what they do. here,” Woodall said. “I wanted to use that as personal motivation, but then shine a spotlight on a school and its services.”

Their goal is to raise $5,000 this year to put them back to school. If you would like to make a donation, you can send your contributions directly to the school. This address is Vivian B. Adams School, 2047 Stuart Tarter Road, Ozark 36360. If you are sending a check in the memo section, label it “Running for Robert.”