The Calvary Orphan Outreach Ministry holds a 5K race/walk every Easter as a fundraiser for the ministry’s work with an orphan home and church located in Jinja, Uganda. The funds raised from this race will go towards paying for a free 3-day medical clinic for poor villagers in Uganda; painting the orphan home for the 22 children and staff who live there; constructing a new roof for the Children’s church section of the orphan home; and feeding many hungry villagers and vulnerable children who come to the church compound for help.
When: Saturday, April 19th 8:00 am/ onsite registration begins at 7:00 am
Where: Troy City Park (Lower ball fields parking lot)
Cost: $25 per person/$50 max per family
What you get: a race t-shirt, orphan awareness wristband, 1 bottle of water
What the orphans get: Free medical care, a new children’s church room, a solid Christian education, and a chance for a better life.