Mark your calendar for January 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM and join us on a (micro) MARATHON! …2.62 miles of running, for a great cause.
100% of the money will be donated to the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Foster Care.
Registration is through AthletePath (click link below).
“Go forth, and do good”, DHS District Manager
Did you know:
- there are 8,700 kids in Oregon Foster care
- kids in Foster care can spend up to 1.5 hours (one way) in transportation
- these vehicles do not have any entertainment systems
- Provide money to equip the DHS vehicles with ipads, or similar devices
- Provide movies, games & entertainment
- Starting with the Clackamas County and Tri County, with plans for future counties as funds are available.
- Kids are often in the vehicles for up to 1.5 hours each way (not including unexpected traffic & congestion)
- Provides entertainment / distraction
- Easier for drivers to concentrate
- Fun & learning!