5K Walk/Run for Gaza

5K Walk/Run for Gaza

Donate Now

$75

Raised (USD)

Days Left: 0
Goal: $100

From Risham Ji

Please help support me in raising money for our brothers & sisters in Gaza!

Support this campaign

Subscribe to follow campaign updates!

More Info

About

*IMPORTANT: Registration will close on Tuesday, May 12 at 11:59PM EST. Only individuals signed up by that time will be allowed to participate.*

PACKET PICK-UP DATES & TIMES:

Wednesday, May 13, 5-8PM

Road Runner Sports

Falls Plaza Shopping Center

1120 West Broad Street

Falls Church, VA 22046

Thursday, May 14, 4-7PM

Middle East Institute (MEI)

1761 N Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

Friday, May 15, 11:30AM-2:30PM

Middle East Institute (MEI)

1761 N Street NW

Washington, DC 20036

RACE DAY DETAILS

Breakfast and packet pickup: 7AM

Race time: 8AM

Awards ceremony: 9:30AM

Proceeds from the Gaza 5K walk/run will benefit UNRWA’s Community Mental Health Program for Palestinian children in Gaza suffering from psychological trauma and PTSD due to the devastating crisis of July-August 2014 and the prolonged blockade. Many of these already vulnerable children have now lived through three traumatic rounds of violence, witnessing death, destruction, and displacement. It's estimated that almost 100% of children in Gaza now require immediate counseling.

These children need our support NOW, and that’s why your participation is so critical. Whether you participate as a sponsor, runner, walker, or cheerleader, we want to see you there!

ABOUT THE GAZA 5K

By participating, you will directly support UNRWA’s psycho-social support program to provide these children with critically needed counseling services, offering them a safe space to express their emotions and fears, and the opportunity to work with trained counselors to learn valuable coping skills.

Lace up your running or walking shoes, bring your friends, your family, and even your pets and we’ll see you May 16!

GET SOCIAL

Join the conversation on social media by using #Gaza5K in your posts and tweets! See our outreach tips.

FUNDRAISING

Download our participant fundraising guide here.

FAQS

For more information about the event, read our FAQs.

Campaign Wall

Join the Conversation

Sign in with your Facebook account or

Help Risham raise $100 by making a donation.