The 5th Annual Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk fundraising event raised $18,500 for the Beth-El Center shelter and soup kitchen in Milford.

On Dec. 1, Beth-El Center Executive Director Toni Dolan accepted a check for $18,500 from event sponsors Harlow, Adams & Friedman LLC and Sikorsky Credit Union. The donation will directly support Beth-El Center's shelter, soup kitchen and support services.

The event committee includes attorneys Dana Friedman, Danielle Bercury and Joe Kubic from Harlow, Adams & Friedman, and from Sikorsky Credit Union, Michele Parry, branch manager of the Milford office, Carmen Tortora, digital marketing manager, and Gina  Amodio, executive assistant.