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5k Run/Walk 4 Homeless Veterans – Lakeshore Drive & Franklin Avenue (New Orleans)
September 11 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT$30.00
There are currently over 30,000 homeless veterans. For every 1,000 veterans: 8 are homeless. 1.4 million veterans are at risk of becoming homeless and 91%of homeless veterans are male,
Join our 1st Annual 5k Run/Walk 4 A Veterans. Run, Walk, or Jog, it’s up to you.
The purpose of this event is to raise funds for a facility to house homeless veterans to participate in the 24 month transitional housing program. The facility will be used to assist homeless veterans with sustaining employment and moving into permanent housing. Men who are accepted into the program will be assigned a case manager who will develop a plan to target goals that should be reached after completing the program.