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5K Walk4Change/Fun-Run Takes Place June 23rd

Network of Hope, is hosting our 3rd Annual 5K Walk4Change/Fun-Run on June 23rd at 9am at the North Park Boathouse.  It’s a great way for the whole family to be active while supporting a great cause.  Proceeds benefit Hope 4 the ‘Burgh, that occurs this August in 9 Pittsburgh communities to provide backpacks, school supplies, groceries, health screenings & more.

Every $100 provides 5 students with a backpack & school supplies and 8 meals for their families.

Helpful Links:

Facebook 5K Event Page (Join & share w/your friends)

Walker Registration Form
Walker Sponsor List

Last year, supporters like you helped us raise over $20,000!  Amazing! Thank You!
Our goal is to DOUBLE THAT this year!

-Goal=$100/walker to provide 5 students a backpack & school supplies and 8 meals for their families
-Use Walker Sponsor Form to list donors & track your progress
-Collect donations & bring them with form to the 5K.  Checks to “Network of Hope” or donors can use the Donate Page (make sure they designate “5K [your name]” so it is recorded)
-Walkers who raise at least $25 receive a tee shirt (while supplies last)

Day 1-Contribute $20 yourself
Day 2-Ask your boss or co-worker for $20
Day 3-Ask a neighbor for $20
Day 4-Ask a family member for $20
Day 5-Ask a friend for $20

Verizon Foundation
 matches funds raised by their team.  If you’d like to DOUBLE YOUR DONATION, sponsor a Verizon team member by designating “Verizon Team” on your gift.  If you are a Verizon Employee, we can connect you with the team.

Let us know if YOUR employer offers matching funds & we’ll work with you to activate that.

Increase corporate visibility & build company spirit.  Sponsor at one of these levels &/or form a company team. Download & mail the Business Sponsor Form or use Event Sponsor Registration. Click on a level below for details about benefits.

Presenting Sponsor           $5,000
Site Sponsor                     $1,500
Start/Finish Line Sponsor    $750
Rest Stop Sponsor             $500
Directional Arrow Sponsor  $250
Kilometer Sponsor             $100ea.

For more information:
NOH Central Office



About Hope for the Burgh

Hope 4 the ‘Burgh is a Pittsburgh-wide event sponsored by the Network of Hope, a local nonprofit organization.  Our mission is to promote lasting change, one step at a time.  This event will help accomplish our mission as we join together with others to give back to their communities through a FREE Service Fair of goods & services.

The event happens Saturday, August 18th from 12pm-4pm in NINE locations and includes:

  • · Backpack & school supply distribution for elementary students
  • · Health Screenings
  • · Block party with Games & Activities
  • · Grocery distribution to each household
  • · Prayer Tent

All of this is FREE!

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