Date(s) - 07/21/2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Lawn Park
SHATTERPROOF TO HOST RISE UP AGAINST ADDICTION
5K RUN/WALK IN DENVER ON JULY 21st
Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Run/Walk in Denver will continue Shatterproof’s National Campaign to end the stigma of addiction
WHAT: Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction will host a 5K Run/Walk in Denver on Saturday, July 21st as part of its Rise Up Against Addiction campaign.
Participants are invited to run/walk 5 kilometers to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and bring the disease of addiction to light. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities geared towards uniting the community and promoting positive change. Highlights include: The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations; The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones; a Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery; and more.
There will also be a presentation by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors.
Every dollar raised supports Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts, provides trusted, evidence-based resources for families, and ends the stigma of addiction.
** For more information or to register for Shatterproof’s Denver 5K Run/Walk, click here**
WHO: Local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors.
WHEN: July 21, 2018
8:00 AM Site opens
9:00 AM Speakers/Program begins
9:30 AM Run/Walk begins
WHERE: Great Lawn Park
101 North Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80203
PHOTOS: Photos available on request
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation the disease of addiction causes families. Shatterproof works to end the stigma and foster a community of support, providing evidence-based resources to support prevention, treatment and recovery. Shatterproof advocates for changes in policy at the federal and state level and supports the development and implementation of evidence-based solutions for substance use disorders.