MC Hammer coming out to start this years annual Thanksgiving Day Run in Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2014
Continuing the standard of providing families in need access to fresh food, The Rollins Family Foundation announces their partnership with the Walnut Creek, CA Forma Gym Turkey Trot. Pop sensation MC Hammer joins Walnut Creek Mayor Kristina Lawson, and Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti to announce and pump up the runners of the Forma Gym Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. More than 8,000 runners are expected to race. Jimmy and Johari Rollins and The Rollins Family Foundation hope to raise awareness and support in Jimmy’s Oakland hometown for families in need by partnering with Walnut Creek Education Foundation, P.E.A.K. Wellness City Challenge, the Contra Costa Food Bank, and the Forma Kids Foundation.
When: Thursday, November 27th – 6:30am-11:00am
Where: Civic Park, 1375 Civic Dr., Downtown Walnut Creek, California
When: 6:30 am – Registration
8:00 am – Race kick off with MC Hammer, Mayor Kristina Lawson and Tim Sbranti
Oakland, CA & Philadelphia, PA – November 24th and 25th , November 25th (PA) – Before the race - The Forma Kids Foundation, MC Hammer, and The Rollins Family Foundation are providing 1000 families in the Oakland and surrounding areas with turkeys. In addition The Rollins Family Foundation has donated funds to The Share Food Program in Philadelphia, PA to provide 100 families in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas with turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Rollins Family Foundation was founded by Phillies All-Star shortstop Jimmy Rollins and his wife Johari. The Rollins’ have made a very active commitment in finding a solution to help their community by providing children, families and at risk youth access to fresh food. The Rollins Family Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. For more information go to: TheRollinsFamilyFoundation.org .
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