Run to Help the Homeless Tomorrow

"homeless - please help" sign

The Burlington Homeless Shelter reopened in July but is now funded entirely by the community.

"homeless - please help" sign

To help with food supply and operating expenses, the shelter is having a 5K Run and 2K walk tomorrow morning. Doug Griffin with the shelter says runners and walkers will get a pretty good workout…

It’s $20 for children 12 and under, and $25 for everyone else. You can pick up your packets at the shelter which is located at 123 N. Marshall Street in Burlington tonight from 5-8 and tomorrow morning from 6-7:30. The run begins at 8am.

The Burlington Homeless Shelter is a 14 bed facility, and since being reopened back in July, they’ve helped a lot of people…

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Savanna Evans
KBUR News Reporter