Bonfield Express donates $13,000 to District 58

The annual Bonfield Express 5K fundraiser is Thanksgiving!

dg58 bonfield expressDowners Grove Grade School District 58 thanks the Bonfield Express Foundation, a local charity, for donating $1,000 to each of its 13 schools this fall. The Bonfield Express Foundation made this donation to support additional educational resources, as well as to recognize students who display extra effort and citizenship.

“On behalf of District 58, I want to thank the Bonfield Express for their continued generosity and support of District 58 schools,” said Superintendent Dr. Kari Cremascoli. “District 58 appreciates its strong partnerships with community organizations, and the Bonfield Express is a wonderful example! Their donations help fund resources to support student learning and discovery!”

The capstone fundraising effort of the Bonfield Express Foundation is its annual community Bonfield Express 5K. The race will take place on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Downers Grove. To learn more or to sign up for the Bonfield Express 5K, please visit

“The Bonfield Express 5K has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many families throughout Downers Grove and beyond, including for my own family,” Dr. Cremascoli said. “It is a fantastic community event and a great way to start Thanksgiving day with family and friends, giving back to a wonderful community!”

Proceeds from this family-friendly event support the educational grants and scholarships that the Bonfield Express provides District 58 and other local school districts.

The Bonfield Express Foundation, named after the late Jim Bonfield, raises money to help local students who demonstrate Jim Bonfield’s character traits: personal perseverance, strong moral character, joy of learning and commitment to community.