A Benefit for Spare Change for Real Change
The Purple 5K run continues to grow as it empowers the community to be actively involved in the fight against homelessness, poverty, and addiction in our city. On the morning of April 24, 2022, we will host the 11th annual Purple 5K. This fun run/walk starts and ends on the streets below Skypoint. The route is designed to take participants on a tour of our downtown, the hospital corridor, and surrounding neighborhoods. The 2019 Purple 5K brought nearly 700 participants to our downtown in support of the Spare Change for Real Change grant program. Funds have been used to aid the MAAP (Motivated Addiction Alternative Program) — a collaborative program intended to move people from addiction and cyclical negative behavior through a continuum of assistance and treatment, designed to give people the hope and motivation needed for recovery and transformation.
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Over the last 10 years, this event has grown such that, as of this year, the Spare Change for Real Change program has raised over $130,000 that has been put towards work to alleviate homelessness through education, housing, social services, treatment/rehabilitation, and re-integration.
SHIRT DEADLINE: To guarantee you have a shirt ON race day- Please Register by April 15, 2022.
PACKET PICKUP & REGISTRATION: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 9am to 4pm and Friday, April 22, 2022, 9am to 4pm. Located at the DBA office (116 N. 29th St.)
CAN ANYONE PARTICIPATE? Yes! Young or old, fast or slow – we encourage participants of all ages and ability levels.
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In 2019 Purple 5K brought nearly 700 participants to our downtown and raised funds for Spare Change for Real Change grant program. Over the last 10 years, this event has grown such that, as of this year, the Spare Chance for Real Change program has granted over $80,000 to local organizations that work to alleviate homelessness through education, housing, social services, treatment/rehabilitation, and re-integration.
Thank you to our Sponsors