Troy, MI, April 22, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- WIT today announced that it has signed on as a Race Support Sponsor of the 3rd annual End Homelessness Now 5k/10k run/walk to benefit South Oakland Shelter (SOS). The proceeds from the race will help to support the homeless individuals and families who are served by SOS.
Last year, 350 individuals participated in the race, and raised nearly $50,000 to help support SOS’s programs. This year’s race will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2016, starting and finishing at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield, Michigan. The family-friendly event will kick off with a 1 mile ‘fun run’ at 8 a.m. followed by the 5k/10k race at 8:30 a.m., and a pancake breakfast at the completion of the race.
“Over the last few years WIT has continued to support South Oakland Shelter in its mission to aid members of our community who are in need of assistance,” said Quaid Saifee, President of WIT. "We are excited to once again sponsor the End Homelessness Now 5k/10k run/walk, and to have the opportunity to help raise money for a noble cause.”
Registration for the race is now open. The current early bird registration fee is $20, with the fee increasing to $35 on the day of the event. Participants are encouraged to register in advance to receive the best discounted rate. To learn more about the event and to register, please visit endhomelessness.southoaklandshelter.org.
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