Thursday, April 8, 2010

"Make the Break" from Domestic Violence 5K Competitive 1 Mile Fun Run Benefiting Genesis Women's Shelter

“Make the Break” from Domestic Violence this Saturday, April 10 with a competitive 5K or fun 1 mile walk/run at Reverchon Park and the Uptown area. Bring the kids and join Chairmen Stephanie and Danny Hardeman and the Genesis Shareholders in this festive family event that includes a post-race celebration with live music, a bounce house, Kidz K and other fun activities! Presented by Vitamin Water, Run On!, Mix 102.9, Pinkberry and Tom Thumb, this 5th annual event is focused on celebrating families and raising awareness of the tragic cycle of domestic violence.

Hosted by the Genesis Shareholders, they are an auxiliary group of 200 young women and men dedicated to supporting the mission of Genesis Women’s Shelter by increasing awareness of domestic violence and supporting children who reside in Genesis’ residential facilities.

For twenty-five years, Genesis Women’s Shelter has been committed to providing quality safety and shelter to battered women and their children through crisis intervention and short-term crisis therapeutics and to reducing the occurrence of violence against women and children in the greater Dallas area. Genesis Women’s Shelter is also committed to raising the level of community awareness regarding the pervasiveness and effects of domestic violence. The organization has provided free and confidential counseling and case management to over 25,000 women and children in the last twenty-five years. Visit for more information.

Registration is $35 for an individual runner. Sponsorships available from $5,000 to $250. To participate, day of registration begins at 7:00 a.m. For more information, please call 214-389-7700 or visit

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