Peoria, Illinois has a wonderful Christ based organization called South Side Mission. They partner with other agencies to help provide services to the community such as spiritual ministry, a food pantry, shelter, help with job training/skills, community garden, emergency appliances, and much much more including a housing center specifically for women and children called The New Promise Center.
Women and children who have been displaced due to a number of reasons including domestic violence, loss of income, or natural disaster can seek help from the New Promise Center. At the New Promise Center, women and children work with a case manager who will help them to establish and achieve goals through a structured program. This program will give them the tools they need to get back on their feet while . You can learn more about The New Promise Center here.
Basically, South Side Mission is a beacon of hope to those who need it most.
On October 5th, 2014, the South Side Mission will be hosting their 2nd annual
This is an excellent way for people to help out all who benefit from South Side Mission as well as enjoy a great race event!
- When: Sunday October 5th
- Where: Dunlap - Begins and ends at North Park.
- Race Time: 2:00pm (YES!!! No getting up at 5am!!! :)
- Packet Pick-Up: Northwoods Church - Days and times are on registration site.
- Entry Fee: $25.00 - Gets you a t-shirt and into a great 5k!
- Medals will be awarded for age groups and overall male/female.
- There is also a 1 mile run/walk! Entry fee is the same for both events.
But wait, there's more!!
We are going to be giving away THREE FREE RACE ENTRIES!!! Yes, you read that correctly, not just one but THREE free race entries. To be entered for the GIVEAWAY you can comment on our FB page here.
Three easy steps to be entered:
- Let us know the last race you ran or if this will be your first by commenting on SexyMotherRunner's FB page!
- In the comment, tag one of your friends who you would like to run this event with you!
- Check out South Side Stride 5k on Facebook and give them a 'Like'! (Just Click Here)
Everyone who completes the above steps will be entered into a random drawing that will take place on Monday, September 22nd. Good Luck to all of you!!
Peace, Love, and Happiness!