The Hope For The Warriors Long Island Run For The Warriors to Honor Wounded and Families of the Fallen

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7th Annual Long Island Run For The Warriors Invites All to Run/Walk in Honor of Military

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We are very proud of how the Long Island community has embraced our military families through this run for the past seven years.

Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Long Island Run For The Warriors®, a 10K, 5K, and 1-mile walk/run to be held on Sunday, November 9, 2014. The race is sponsored by Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW, the Town of Babylon, and Island Federal Credit Union, and will begin at the Town of Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, NY. Registration is now open by visiting http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/2014LIRun. The run is organized by Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

General Registration for the event is $30. Registration for Active Duty Military, Veterans, and students (with valid ID) is $15. Gold Star Families and wounded service members participate for free. Hope For The Warriors® encourages everyone to register early to get the best prices. Registration increases to $35 on October 15. Registration is available online until November 5, at 6 a.m. Same day registration is available for $40.

“We are very proud of how the Long Island community has embraced our military families through this run for the past seven years,” said Tina Atherall, Executive Vice President of Hope For The Warriors®. “So much hard work has gone into building up this race in order to honor our military, and Hope For The Warriors® is very grateful to be a part of it.”

All proceeds will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization that assists combat wounded service members, their families, and families of the fallen. Contact Jack Caffey (jcaffey(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org), Long Island Run For The Warriors® Race Director, to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

The mission of Hope For The Warriors® (http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org) is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors® is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for three consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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