Mountain Karate Academy hosted its third annual "Kick For a Cause," at Lehighton WalMart on Saturday.

The event, a full fledged kick-a-thon featured students at Mountain Karate Academy, kicking to raised approximately $2,400 to benefit Dream Come True, Blue Ridge Chapter.

During the three-hour event, students at Mountain Karate Academy presented a variety of kicks for a 50 cents a kick donation with the proceeds to benefit Dream Come True, Blue Ridge Chapter. Dream Come True, Blue Ridge Chapter is a local wish granting organization, which fulfills dreams of seriously, chronically and terminally ill children in Carbon County and surrounding communities.

For additional information about Mountain Karate Academy, call (610) 377-0323.

For information about Dream Come True, or to donate, volunteer or refer a child, please call (610) 826-4080.