"We're committed to helping to empower families to lead productive lives," said Stan Wilson, Executive Director of SRCAA. "The Race 4 Change is a vehicle that with the community's help can bring needed resources to help families in the counties we serve."
Salisbury, NC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
The Race 4 Change is a charitable 5K road race that will help the North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) support the Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency as well as the other 39 agencies in the association network. The Race 4 Change is a community outreach and fundraising event aimed to give voice to the needs and empower North Carolina's 1.6 million vulnerable and low-income citizens. North Carolina's Community Action Agencies provide comprehensive services to enable our state's elderly, disabled, low-income families achieve self-sufficiency and independence from public programs.
To commemorate Community Action's 50 years of change, 50 fundraising teams will be established to help achieve a $500,000 cumulative fundraising goal. Statewide and national partners are invited to serve as co-sponsors of the Race 4 Change. Participants wanting to get involved can; run, walk, fundraise, donate or volunteer. The race will be held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the NC State University Centennial Campus, Raleigh, NC. Register today at The Race 4 Change.
About Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency, Inc.
Founded in 1964, Salisbury-Rowan Community Action Agency (SRCAA) is a regional North Carolina nonprofit organization established for the purpose of empowering low-income families and serving as a key to addressing poverty. Headquartered in Salisbury, NC, the agency has approximately 300 employees and serves Cabarrus, Davidson, Montgomery, Moore, Rowan and Stanly counties. Its mission is to provide services for individuals, children and families to enhance their quality of life and promote opportunities for self-sufficiency. The agency has established a vision whereby everyone has an opportunity for success in life. SRCAA is guided by principles that include; accountability, integrity, advocacy, collaboration and transparency. Key programs and services include; early childhood education (Head Start), family self-sufficiency, career education and training services for youth and weatherization services to make homes energy efficient.
About North Carolina Community Action Association
The North Carolina Community Action Association (NCCAA) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that advocates on behalf of North Carolina’s low-income and elderly citizens to ensure their voice is heard at the local, state and national levels. NCCAA is composed of 40 community action agencies and 5 limited-purpose agencies that provide direct human services across the state, leading families to self-sufficiency and independence from public programs.