They are currently seeking Runners and Sponsors for the annual Firecracker 5K Challenge to benefit The Guardian Center during the Grayville Day festivities. Proceeds will benefit abused children of Crawford, Edwards, Gallatin, Lawrence, Richland, Saline, Wabash, and White counties. The event will start and finish at the Depot in Grayville on the morning of September 5th with registration is available through Run Sign up website: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Grayville/Firecracker5KChallenge and The Guardian Center Facebook page.
The Guardian Center relies heavily on monetary donations and fundraising events to help keep their services free for children and families experiencing abuse. All 2020 events will be held with safety in mind with options for in-person or virtual participation. We take seriously the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and encourage all in-person participants to use caution and practice social distancing during this event. Hand sanitizer and masks will be available at the event.
If you have any questions please feel free to call them at 618-382-8247 or email [email protected]