2:00 PM: Race Day Registration & Packet Pick Up, Activities
3:00 PM: Warm-Up & Stage Presentation
3:30 PM: 5K Run
4:30 PM: Fun Walk
4:45 PM: 5K Awards
5:15 PM: Band & Activities
Thousands of walkers and runners will put their soles into ending homelessness at the 5th Annual
Help the Homeless Walk & 5K. This year’s event will honor our homeless veterans. There are many veterans in the homeless population who access services at The Bridge, which supports Veterans Affairs Outreach Offices on site. Approximately 20% of Dallas’ homeless population is veterans.
The November 12th event will also feature a concert by Emerald City, Dallas/Fort Worth’s favorite party band. In addition, there will be other activities that are fun for the entire family including food, interactive games and more. Proceeds from this year’s Walk and 5K will be used to support The Bridge, a multi-purpose facility based on a unique Public-Private Partnership dedicated to serving homeless men and women. The Bridge provides a continuum of care developed to engage people experiencing homelessness in emergency and transitional care and transition them into appropriate housing.
The Help the Homeless Walk & 5K serves as the public kick-off of Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance’s Help the Homeless Week, November 11 – 17. The week includes several events and activities to raise awareness and financial support for The Bridge and concludes with a breakfast on November 17 at Dallas’ new Omni Convention Center Hotel. For more information, visit www.mdhadallas.org.