Drumstick Dash Event News
Mile in My Shoes is 2016 Charity Partner
Mile in My Shoes will be the charity partner for the 2016 Drumstick Dash events. Mile in My Shoes is a 501 (c ) (3) organization the offers a running program to clients who are resident members of various facilities in the Twin Cities for people experiencing homelessness or who have experienced unstable housing. Currently Mile in My Shoes has programs at both Higher Ground, a Catholic Charities facility, and YouthLink, an organization working with youth aged 16 - 21. The Mile in My Shoes mission is "Running together to change perceptions and to change lives". Volunteer Run Mentors run twice weekly with facility Resident Members, empowering the residents with the tools and knowledge to become lifelong runners.
Drumstick Dash participants may support Mile in My Shoes through direct donations as part of their registration or through "Fundracing". More information on Fundracing will be available at Mile in My Shoes. A portion of the proceeds from the Drumstick Dash Thanksgiving Day events will also be donated to Mile in My Shoes.