3rd Annual 5K RUN! To End Homelessness in Chicago

June 14, 2013 3:37:41 PM PDT
A Safe Haven Foundation Announces $100,000 National Presenting Sponsors for 3rd Annual 5K RUN! To End Homelessness in Chicago

* The Liberty Family Foundation and Mozido offered $100,000 in prize money, in kind-donations, and services to A Safe Haven on behalf of it's the 3rd Annual 5k RUN! To End Homelessness. The sponsors offered $10,000 respectively, to the male and female world record-setter for a 5K race and $6,000 to any U.S. record-breaker. This is the largest cash prize ever given to the male and female record-breaking winner of a 5K race. Between $11,000 and $25,000 of cash prizes will be given out that day for the fastest ten runners of the 5k race.
* A Safe Haven graduates will receive an ID-debit card with a $100 donation, upon activation by Mozido which could potentially lead to more than $25,000 in additional contributions to graduates A Safe Haven. This partnership will simultaneously create jobs, educate individuals about financial literacy, and create opportunities for people to re-build their credit
* The Sponsorships are part of a broader Link, Leverage and Align? (LLA) partnership with A Safe Haven Foundation. Link, Leverage and Align is a campaign that helps businesses engage on many fronts to combat homelessness by utilizing both charitable and business strategies. At year end, A Safe Haven provides unique
* The event was attended by elected officials from the City of Chicago, Cook County, and State of Illinois as well as community leaders, business and media sponsors, and 5K RUN! team captains.

A Safe Haven's innovative method, anchored in almost 20 years of experience and data, is leading the nation with higher success rates and lower costs for transitioning people, including veterans, from poverty and homelessness to sustainable self-sufficiency. A Safe Haven is based in Chicago and is considering options to expand their footprint to other communities in need throughout the country.
The Liberty Family Foundation of Gray, Maine has the mission of enriching lives globally through servant leadership. Mozido LLC, an international cloud-based mobile financial services provider with domestic offices in Austin, Texas and New York, New York, strives to offer compelling, low-cost, user-friendly, and rewarding, financial services to the disenfranchised and the unbanked.


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