White Center 5K Walk and Run fundraiser will be Saturday, March 26


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Registration is open for the White Center 5K Walk and Run fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, March 26, starting at 9 a.m. at White Center Heights Park.

The theme this year is SUPERHEROES – come with your cape and everything superhero related as we celebrate heroes of White Center.

“Contribute to local nonprofits, see the neighborhood, and participate in a fun activity with your friends, neighbors, and family!” reads an announcement.

Proceeds benefit the Yes! Foundation of White Center, White Center Food Bank, and the White Center Community Development Association.

The 5K Walk and Run has these main objectives:

  1. Promote the positive and diverse culture that thrives in White Center
  2. Promote a healthy lifestyle
  3. Support local White Center businesses
  4. Unify the White Center Community

In conjunction with these objectives organizers hope to raise money for three long time organizations devoted to empowering the White Center community:

White Center Community Development Association
http://www.wccda.org/
The mission of the White Center Community Development Association (White Center CDA) is to promote a vibrant neighborhood and high quality of life for White Center residents and stakeholders through the development of authentic leadership opportunities, and community-led, neighborhood initiatives.  We acccomplish this through our three lines of business: neighborhood revitalization, family development, and community building.

YES Foundation of White Center
http://www.yfwc.org/
The YES foundation of White Center exists to address the social, economic, educational, physical, and spiritual needs of youth in the White Center area. By developing programs and partnering with other organizations, we provide kids with positive role models and powerful life experiences to encourage their hope and vision for the future.

White Center Food Bank
http://www.whitecenterfoodbank.org/
The White Center Food Bank (WCFB) began in the mid-1970’s as an emergency response to assist struggling families and individuals in the greater White Center and Highline areas during a major economic downturn. The Mission of the White Center Food Bank is to minimize hunger, while nourishing community, nurturing self-reliance and embracing our rich cultural diversity.

Come join us on Saturday, March 26th at 8:00AM!

Race Schedule:

  • 8:00 Doors Opens to the public
  • 8:45 Warm-Up Activity
  • 9:00 Racers Begin
  • 9:10 Walkers Begin
  • 10:00 Entertainment, Race Winners Announced

Registration includes a free T-SHIRT!

The course is pet friendly, stroller friendly, and wheelchair accessible.

Questions?  Email [email protected]

Registrations are being accepted now at www.whitecenter5k.brownpapertickets.com.

 


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