Don’t Miss Your Chance to Make a Difference in the Lives of ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’, Sign Up for Saturday’s 5K Today!
Come out this Saturday to support Delaware KIDS Fund, an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. The race takes place in Newport, DE this Saturday, August 2nd and is the 5th year for the DE KIDS 5K.
The fund provides goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring and is a non-profit organization and was founded in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, VP of Harvey Hanna & Associates.
Event Features: Pre-race breakfast, music, giveaways, raffle prizes, kid friendly activities (moon bounce, mascots, face painting) appearance by the Delaware 87ers Promo Team, On-Site Massages, Coffee with Java Puppy 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, Hockessin Athletic Club Gym Membership, Fusion Fitness Gym Membership, Cavaliers Golf Club Round of Golf, Rehoboth Beach Running Co. Gift Certificates, Overnight Stays at Christiana Hilton and Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Restaurant Gift Certificates and much more!
All 2nd and 3rd Place Finishers will receive DE KIDS Fund Medals.
Sign up and join hundreds of runners to support Delaware’s 5th annual KIDS Fund 5K . The run is sponsored by over 40 local businesses, boasts a USATF Certified Course that starts at James Street Tavern in Newport, Delaware, goes out to Banning Park and finishes back at the tavern. Participants receive a tee shirt and awards will be presented to overall male/female winners, 3 male female in 10 year age groups, 13 and under through 70 and over, plus 3 top male/female walkers.
Harvey Hanna & Associates Recently Hit the $1 Million Dollar Mark in Donations since 1997
These funds were donated to a vast variety of local non-profits, charitable causes, schools, missions, and individuals (See this Link for a more detailed listing).
The company’s commitment to Delaware and surrounding communities is evident through its support of hundreds of local non-profit organizations, such as Special Olympics of Delaware, Meals on Wheels, Food Bank and Cape Food Basket.
Each member of the executive team at HHA currently sits on multiple boards at various non-profits, such as Delaware Center for Horticulture, Goodwill Industries, NCC Head Start, Sunny Hill Basketball League, Newport Rowing Club, Habitat for Humanity, The Centreville School, and Blackfeather Academy.
The Delaware KIDS Fund is an in-house charity created in 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna and the team at Harvey Hanna & Associates. The fund was designed to help at-risk children in Delaware who may face violence, abuse, family financial troubles, learning disabilities, or other distressing situations. The Delaware KIDS Fund provides support to help overcome these challenges and offers children new opportunities to succeed.
The annual holiday food drive helps to feed some 12,000 local KIDS in need while the DE Kids Fund 5k helps to raise funds to help provide 55,000 meals to local kids in need. This year’s race is scheduled for August 2, 2014. Click here for details and to get involved.
The Delaware KIDS Fund (Kids In Distressed Situations) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services to children at risk and in distressed situations. For more information on the cause, visit: dekidsfund.org.
E. Thomas (Thom) Harvey, III, President of HHA is well known for his commitment to “give back” to Delaware and the surrounding community. His personal and corporate contributions of time, talent, and monetary donations has benefited many in Delaware and surrounding communities.
Harvey sponsorstwo youth teams from Delaware that play in the Sunny Hill Basketball League held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The league offers children the privilege to play at Temple University. Over 70 scholarships have been attained through the children’s participation in this program (with more than 20 now graduated).
Mr. Harvey sets the tone for HHA’s community service commitment and motivates the entire leadership team and staff members to do their part in supporting local charities and other philanthropic efforts.