2019 Massachusetts Run for the Fallen Supports Local Heroes and their Families
August 16, 2019
Registration is Now Open for This Inspiring, Family-friendly Event
August 16, 2019 – DEDHAM, MA– Military Friends Foundation, a nonprofit that give direct support to local service members and families of the fallen in times of need, today announced that registration is open for the 2019 Massachusetts Run for the Fallen. This event takes place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9 AM to 1 PM at Barnes Memorial Park, 150 Eastern Ave., Dedham, Mass. The Massachusetts Run for the Fallen is 5K walk/run is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of military heroes that gave their lives to protect our freedoms since September 11, 2001. Military Friends Foundation proudly presents this event, in line with their mission to support all those who serve our country and their families. Click HERE to register for the event.
“Runners, walkers and their supporters will come together again on September 19th to honor those Massachusetts service members who have given their lives to protect our nation since the September 11th attacks,” said Sarah Sweeney, Executive Director, Military Friends Foundation. “Our solemn purpose is to honor the memories of those we have lost, and provide love and support for the families they left behind.”
Massachusetts Run for the Fallen 5K Run/Walk is a Military Friends Foundation, 501(c)3 project dedicated to honor of every Massachusetts service member who has been killed-in-action or died on active duty since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began. Funds that are raised support programs that assist the families of the Fallen and aid in the healing process for Massachusetts residents whose lives have been affected by war. The event will include a family-friendly post-run BBQ with touch-a-truck, kids’ activities, military vehicle display and Wally the Green Monster will make an appearance. The event is rain or shine. To become a sponsor, contact Military Friends Foundation at 1-84-HELP-VETS or email [email protected].
For more information about the 2019 Massachusetts Run for Fallen, or to register, visit http://massrunforthefallen.org.
Military Friends Foundation
Military Friends Foundation is dedicated to those who serve and their families. Established after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Military Friends Foundation has provided millions of dollars in direct aid to help these warriors. The organization offers grant programs and community building events in support of families who have faced hardships related to military service. Military Friends Foundation is a recognized 501c3 tax-deductible charitable organization. For more information visit, https://www.militaryfriends.org/