The 7th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K is almost here! Help fight childhood hunger by supporting our Delaware KIDS in NEED this summer, a time when they need it most. Since it started, the race has raised $60,000 to help children throughout Delaware. This year there will be two Races; the ‘7th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K’ race will take place in Newport, DE on August 6th and the ‘Inaugural Que Pasa 5K’ race will happen at Que Pasa Restaurant in Dewey Beach, DE on August 13th.
Did you know that 1 in 5 children in Delaware face hunger? According to Ryan Kennedy, the Community Outreach and Business Developer coordinator for the Delaware KIDS Fund, the issue is worse in the summer which is why the run is held in August to raise awareness.
Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ helps at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, or other distressing situations. It is a non-profit organization founded by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates, a commercial real estate company. Proceeds from the event are donated directly to various youth emergency food relief programs throughout Delaware.
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6th Annual Delaware KIDS Fund 5K coming soon! Help support our Delaware KIDS in NEED this summer, a time when they need it most. The race takes place in Newport, DE August 1st at 8:30 am. Sign Up Today!
Run or walk for a good cause, Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. The fund provides goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring. This non-profit organization and was founded in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates.
The race is presented by M & T Bank, MySherpa, Tile Market of Delaware and Harvey, Hanna & Associates.
Event Features: Post race refreshments, DJ, giveaways, raffle prizes, with plenty of kid friendly activities and a post-race reception!
- Overall 1st Place Male & Female Win $200 Cash (Visa Gift Cards) plus DE KIDS Fund 1st Place Medal.
- 1st Place Finishers in each age group win a special prize plus DE KIDS Fund Medal. Prizes include: Orioles/Red Sox Tickets, UD Football Tickets, Blue Rocks Tickets, First Pitch at a Blue Rocks Game,
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Are You UP for the Challenge? Stay Fit and Help Feed Delaware’s Youth!
Don’t miss your chance to support Delaware KIDS Fund and stay fit by joining us Saturday, August 2nd in Newport, DE for our 5th annual 5K. The Delaware KIDS Fund is an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’ and is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason.
The fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.
“There is a personal connection with any effort such as this. I’m a father of three kids myself and having been in out of various children’s hospitals, seeing those kids that are less fortunate than others; it hits home. A few years ago, we as a family decided to consolidate our giving and formalize it in the form of this Delaware KIDS Fund,” shares Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates and Founder of Delaware KIDS Fund.
The Fund was established in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna as a response to Delaware’s ‘food security crisis’,
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