As one of the largest and most respected races in the United States, the 19th Annual Run to Feed the Hungry will attract over 27,000 participants this year alone!
Comstock mortgage is proud to have over 36 teammates as well as other friends and family comprising over 50 people (and growing!) turning out to run, walk, or stroll in full force on Thanksgiving day!
Please bring your family and friends to join them for a fun filled day on Thanksgiving morning, November 22nd. All proceeds will benefit the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services.
To sponsor Comstock's runners for the event, please visit their Official Sponsorship Page.
Team and Event Information:
Comstock Mortgage Team Number: 667 Team Captain: Angela Murray
WHAT - 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk
WHEN - Thanksgiving Morning Thursday, November 22, 2012 — Rain or Shine!
TIME women's coats - 10K - 8:30 a.m.; 5K - 9:05 a.m.
WHERE - The race starts on "J" Street just West of the entrance to the Sacramento State campus and runs through the beautiful tree lined streets of East Sacramento.
"Comstock Mortgage is proud to support the community through participating in Sacramento Food Bank's Run to Feed the Hungry each year," said Angela Murray, team captain for this years run. "It is one of the many ways we are able to contribute and help raise awareness for some of the great ways we can help the locality in which we work and live," she added.
Thirty-seven years ago, Fr. Dan Madigan began working with the poor of Del Paso Heights. Fifteen years ago he set up shop in Oak Park and today his social services complex is one of Sacramento's landmarks.
Sacramento Food Bank Services hopes to raise $250,000 for their food lockers (that provide groceries to over 1,500 people daily) and its other terrific programs including:
> Mother-Baby program
> Clothes Closet
> The P.L.A.C.E. (Parent Learning and Children's Education)
> Women's Wisdom Project
> Community Learning Center
> Intel Computer Clubhouse
> Senior Bridge Builders and
> Haven's Transitional Housing
Please join Comstock Mortgage and the thousands of local residents and businesses from around the community to help them reach this goal!
You can help the Team reach its fundraising goal by sponsoring one of the individual members or the Team as a whole. To learn more visit the Team donation page.
Your donation will make a tremendous difference in the lives of Sacramento's less fortunate.
Some other great things to note about the organization are that:
For every $1 donated to Sacramento Food Bank Services, $10 of product or service is returned to the community at no charge and of their total revenues:
> 52% comes from individuals
> 27% comes from the business community and grants
> 15% comes from special events
> 93% of their funding comes from local Sacramentans!
> 100% of products and services stay in the local community
> 95% of the work force is comprised of volunteers and
> food distributed helps children, seniors, battered women, the homeless, the disabled, the unemployed and the working poor
For more information about Comstock's community support and events please visit their Facebook page or website.
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