Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I have a been a Playspace Activity Leader (PAL) at a Dorchester shelter for the past three years. The mission of Horizons for Homeless Children is to improve the lives young children experiencing homelessness in Massachusetts to help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play and comprehensive family support services. The Playspace program is fundamental to this goal - Horizons’ Playspaces are created to give children a dedicated place to play and grow, and build connections with other caring adults who are committed to their success.
It has been heartbreaking to be away from the kids at the shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Monday Night Pals and I are creating this running team as a way to raise money for an amazing organization that helps to lift up families experiencing homelessness.
We hope you can join us as a runner/walker and participate in Horizons’ Route for Kids 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon run/walk! We will be setting up a 5k route to run with the "We Run So Kids Can Play Team" (likely along the Charles River) but please let us know if you would rather choose your own route and distance or are just able to donate any amount to support us.
We will be reaching out to those who registered to run with the exact route in the middle of August!