Mark Your Calendar: Birmingham’s Housing Authority 5K Fundraiser

Mark Your Calendar

Birmingham, Ala.- The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District is preparing to host its first-ever 5K fundraising event.

It’s called the Helping Hands 5K Dash to Self-Sufficiency Fun Run/Walk. It will be held on Saturday, September 14 at Railroad Park in Birmingham.  In addition to the fun/run walk events, there will also be food trucks, family games, face painting and family resources.  The registration deadline is September 6th. To register, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Birmingham/HABDHelpingHands5kFunRunWalk

The race will benefit community-based programs of the housing authority’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program, Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Program and the Naomi H. Truman Scholarship Foundation which provides scholarships to public housing and Section 8 program participants. A spokesperson says these programs are intended to increase self-awareness.

EVENT DETAILS:

Entry:

  • (13 years & older) $25.00 before registration deadline or $35.00 for onsite registration
  • (12 years & under) $15.00

Schedule:

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Packet pick-up and onsite registration

8:30 a.m. – 5K Race begins
9:00 a.m.- 1-mile Fun Run/Walk begins
10:30 a.m.- 5K awards     

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