Run 5 Feed 5 is a 501c3 organization that hosts events throughout the year including a 5K walk/run in the Spring to fund programs that feed hungry children. Our mission started in 2014 with the hope of raising money and awareness for the dire childhood hunger problem in our communities. We have been able to expand our efforts by providing weekly food delivery to over 300 children during the summer and over extended breaks from school. In addition, we currently offer grants for schools to use to buy lunch or snacks for children who would otherwise go without. Right now, in North Carolina, one out of every four children is going hungry, and our goal is to fight that statistic!
100% of the proceeds from our fundraising go to organizations that provide for food insecure children. One of the programs we provide funding for is the Backpack Pals. Each Friday, the backpack program sends bags of food home with food insecure children, through local Elementary, Middle and High Schools. These feeding programs are funded primarily through donations. In an effort to raise money for these programs and others that provide food for hungry children, we are currently in the planning stages of our 7th Annual RUN 5 FEED 5, which will take place at Trinity High School on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
How can you and others within your organization participate? Whether it be volunteering or walking/running in the event, there is a place for everyone. The 5K entry fee will be $30 per person and will include a custom t-shirt.
Your company can also help us by providing funds in the form of an event sponsorship or grant. You may also contribute by donating goods for our race or participant/runner “goody” bags or provide a specific service for our event. Sponsorship levels that are available are listed on the following page. Please note that sponsorships must be secured by March 13, 2020 to ensure placement on the 2020 t-shirts and other event promotional signage. PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com for more information!
When: 2PM Saturday October 12th
Game Times: TBA
All proceeds benefit:
RUN 5 FEED 5 Summer Feeding &
THS Basketball Program
With your support, over 300 children will be fed each week this summer
chicken noodle/tomato soup, cereal bars, granola bars, Pop Tarts, Vienna sausage, can ravioli or SpaghettiOs, box pasta, Can spaghetti sauce, box mac & cheese, jelly, 18 oz. peanut butter, and bottle water
Drop Off at Archdale Wesleyan Church (3810 Archdale Rd)
Mail check to: R5F5 - PO Box 453 Trinity, NC 27370
(designate “Summer Feeding Program” on the memo line)
Donate Online: https://run5feed5.org/donate
Pack Boxes on Wednesdays - 7PM at Archdale Wesleyan Church
Deliver Boxes on Thursdays - 10AM at Archdale Wesleyan Church
If you can volunteer to pack boxes and/or deliver, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Promo Video
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