A Wider Circle’s 4K run/walk and tot trot fundraiser is set for April 27 at Meadowbrook Park (7901 Meadowbrook Lane) in Chevy Chase.
The Race To End Poverty will start at 9 a.m. and the Silver Spring-based charity is hoping to raise $20,000 through the event to help furnish 4,000 homes in 2013.
In 2012, A Wider Circle furnished 3,650 area homes. The organization provides beds, dressers, kitchen tables and other furniture to low-income households and counseling programs for recently-homeless parents and others in need of tips for job interviews.
The 4K race allows participants to enter as an individual or team and pledge money for different programs:
How donations support our work:
$33.00 furnishes the home for one child or adult through the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program
$55.00 can Fuel the Change* for one day
$75.00 provides a healthy lunch to the participants in Well Mother, Well Baby program
$132.00 furnishes the home of an entire family
$385.00 can Fuel the Change* for a whole week!
For more information and to register, visit the race site.
Photo by Joe Foley