Gift of Hope 5K Run/Walk at Calumet Park to Benefit Area Youth

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Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, a leader in the organ procurement organizations (OPO) community for 28 years, announces its inaugural 5K Run/Walk on Saturday August 29, 2015 at Calumet Park, 9801 S. Avenue G, Chicago, Ill. 60617. Onsite registration and check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m., with runners starting at 9:00 a.m. and walkers at 9:15 a.m. Participants will also receive refreshments, and entertainment provided by disc jockeys and event emcee, radio/TV personality Darryl King.

The run/walk will benefit Scholarships for Hope; a Gift of Hope program which aims to help propel the dreams and feed the minds of young African American students. The event also supports the health needs of the communities that Gift of Hope serves in northern and central Illinois, as well as northwest Indiana, while providing much needed education and awareness regarding organ and tissue donation. For 5K Run/Walk registrations details visit: or email Marion Shuck at:

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