HKS Virtual Helen's 5K Run.Walk.Ride. 2022

January 20, 2022

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HKS is excited to share that this year’s Helen’s Run.Walk.Ride. was a BIG success! We had over 200 registrants from across the country, 16 great Teams and so many wonderful Individual Fundraisers! We couldn’t have done this without your generosity and support. We surpassed this year’s Goal of $30,000! To date, almost $33,000 has been raised! THANK YOU!

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all of our winners!

Individual Fundraisers:

1st Place: Holly Sternlicht​

2nd Place: Jon Gabry​

3rd Place: Mary Finch Kay​ ​

Team Fundraisers:

1st Place: CA CSP Team, Team Leader Susanne Hogan​

2nd Place: HKS Health & Wellness Team, Team Leader Jeanine Markey​

3rd Place: UsableNet Team, Team Leader Elijah Kerr-Brown​ ​

Five lucky winners who registered by 4/29: ​

Tanisha Verdejo​

Kim Paone​

Patrick Markham​

James Belanich​

Chavie Eber​

Collage of participants.

 

About Helen Keller Services Health & Wellness Program:

Health & Wellness Breast Cancer Walk group photoThe funds raised from Helen’s 5K Run.Walk.Ride. 2022 will go to support Helen Keller Services (HKS) Health & Wellness Program. The Health & Wellness Program benefits individuals ages 18 and older who are blind, have low vision, DeafBlind, and/or have intellectual disabilities.

This important and popular program among HKS consumers provides accessible physical health activities and mental health initiatives, both in-person and virtually, in the Brooklyn, Hempstead, Islandia, and Sands Point, NY locations, and includes but is not limited to dance movement therapy, yoga and/or Pilates instruction, nutrition education, creative arts therapy, gardening activities, aromatherapy, and workshops on various topics related to health and wellness, including a quarterly mental health and self-advocacy component.

 

A Special Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Event Sponsor:

Global VRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health & Wellness Sponsor:

LISS technologies

Platinum Sponsor:

Setton Farms     EPIC

Gold Sponsor:

RAJEEV MEHTA

Silver Sponsor:

Ultratec

         Oticon

True North

Bronze Sponsor:

Central Business Systems        Eagle Sanitation     DIME bank