NorthStar Alarm Supports Youth Making a Difference

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NorthStar Alarm runs in the Dirty Dash to help raise money for Youth Making a Difference (YMAD). YMAD is an organization that teaches teens how to make a difference in the world.

NorthStar employees running the Dirty Dash

NorthStar employees running the Dirty Dash

It was awesome to participate in the Dirty Dash knowing that it was benefiting Youth Making a Difference.

Thousands of eager people drove up Provo canyon to Midway last Saturday to run the Dirty Dash. This year the Dirty Dash raised funds for Youth Making a Difference, an organization that helps teens learn fundamental skills in developing countries such as India. The teens give service, do research, work in teams, and learn other responsibilities.

The Dirty Dash allows runners to run either a 5k, or a 10k through muddy obstacles. The course is appropriate for all ages, and there is an emphasis on having fun. The race isn’t timed allowing participants to fully enjoy getting muddy.

“It was awesome to participate in the Dirty Dash knowing that it was benefiting YMAD,” said Liz Carson, Human Resource Specialist for NorthStar Alarm. “Knowing that the money that was spent to participate in the Dirty Dash could potentially go to help provide clean and hot water or school materials to the people in India is amazing.”

The Dirty Dash has many locations throughout the U.S.; there are eleven cities where the race is set up. Each Dirty Dash location sponsors a different charity, ranging from cancer research to the Special Olympics.

About NorthStar Alarm
NorthStar Alarm Services, LLC, an authorized dealer of Honeywell Security Products, provides the most technologically-advanced and user-friendly home security systems on the market. Having the equipment, relationships, and reputation that families have been able to count on since NorthStar was founded in 2000, NorthStar continues to grow and protect residents in more than 20 states across the U.S. With a 24-7 support staff, Rapid Response monitoring, well-trained technicians, and professional consultants— NorthStar Alarm exists to provide security and peace of mind through quality products and superior service. For more information, please visit

About The Dirty Dash
A mud run through obstacles for a designated distance. Focused on fun rather than competition, the Dirty Dash is appropriate for all ages. For more information, please visit

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