Boston, MA – July 26, 2010 – Invest in Others Charitable Foundation, Inc., a public charity that supports the philanthropic and volunteer efforts of financial advisors across the country, will host its Second Annual 5K Run/Walk at Pleasure Bay in Boston on Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Through the race, Invest in Others will make a donation on behalf of 5K participants culminating in a $30,000 donation to Pine Street Inn, a Boston-based charity committed to ending homelessness.
The funds will be used toward their new Hartford Street Project, a 16-unit supportive housing program for homeless U.S. veterans that Pine Street Inn is preparing to open in the fall of 2010. In addition, Invest in Others will award the top three male and female financial advisor finishers with a generous donation to the charity of their choice. The race is open to the public, including runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels. O
WHO: Financial industry professionals and their families from across the country, individuals affiliated with Pine Street Inn, and runners and walkers from the Greater Boston area WHAT: Invest in Others Charitable Foundation’s Second Annual 5K Run/Walk WHEN: Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Check-in is from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m., the Run/Walk is from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m., and the awards program is at 8:00 a.m. WHERE: USA Track & Field sanctioned course along scenic Pleasure Bay and Fort Independence at the intersection of William J. Day Boulevard at Farragut Road in Boston About Pine Street Inn Founded in 1969, Pine Street is the largest provider of permanent housing, emergency shelter, job training and street outreach for homeless men and women in New England. Pine Street Inn welcomes more than 1,300 homeless individuals daily providing tools to begin the journey out of homelessness and on to permanent housing. Our vision is to help individuals gain stability and their highest level of independence by offering a wide range of services for every person who turns to Pine Street for help. For more information, visit http://www.pinestreetinn.org.