Last Updated: Oct 19th, 2012 - 04:07:34
| Veteran's Memorial Road Race
By Sarah Lane
Oct 11, 2012, 08:02 PST
Veterans Memorial Road Race
The only USA Track & Field-certified 11K running in American that honors our veterans (past, present and future) on their national day of recognition - VETERANS DAY.
100% of the Race Proceeds are donated to the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center, Inc. a private, non-profit 501c (3), regional resource center serving Veterans and their families. Established in 1985, the agency provides a number of services and programs assisting Veterans and their families. Their mission statement is to provide the highest quality of services to assist, support and advocate for all veterans and their families in the greater Merrimack Valley.
They provide . . .
Transitional housing and support services for 22 homeless Veterans
Information on Veterans services, VA claims, military records, VA Health Care and other information
Emergency food supplies as part of their "Veterans Community Food Pantry"
A "VetMeals" Food Service program offering low-cost meals to Veterans and their families
Structured day programs with recreational, educational, and therapeutic components
Employment counseling, resume preparation, and educational and placement services
Affordable housing facilities at their Veterans Campus properties offering 10 single bedroom apartments available for homeless and disabled veterans
So if you live in or around Stoneham, Massachusetts go to this page to fill out a general application or here for a group application to participate in the race!