(Landover Hills, MD) – In honor of National Missing Children’s Day and to raise awareness of missing persons of color, Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) will host its second annual ‘Hope Without Boundaries’ 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 24, at the National Harbor, Ft. Washington, Md.
“We truly believe that all of us, united for such a time as this, through our collective vision will make a change and continue to raise awareness in our communities and throughout the country about our missing,” said Founders Derrica Wilson and Natalie Wilson.
The fundraiser will raise money to support families through financial support, flyer distribution, victim recovery and burial service assistance.
Lending support to the event are:
- Journalist Jacque Reid
- WTTG Morning News Anchor Allison Seymour
Last year’s race attracted close to 500 participants from around the country and raised close to $15,000.
For additional information or to register, please visit www.HWB5K.org.
About Black and Missing Foundation Inc.:
Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) is established as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, by a veteran law enforcement official and public relations specialist, whose mission is to bring awareness to missing persons of color; provide vital resources and tools to missing person’s families and friends; and to provide educational training on personal safety. BAMFI offers a free clearinghouse, which highlights profiles and information on missing persons of color, nationally. Profiles of missing individuals, throughout the nation, as well as news, information, and tips, can be found at BAMFI’s Web site: www.bamfi.org, IG: @blackandmissingfdn, Twitter: @BAM_FI or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bamfiorg.
Photo credit: Black and Missing Foundation