4th Annual Om Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

Sun September 12 - Sun September 19, 2021 Monroe, NJ 08831 US
Events
In-person 5K run

Om Memorial 5K

$25 09/12 9:30AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Run in the beautiful Thompson Park
In-person 1 Mile Walk

Om Memorial 1 Mile

$10 09/12 9:00AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT Walk in the beautiful Thompson Park
Virtual 5K run

Om Memorial 5K Virtual

$25 Run anytime between 12:01 AM on 9/12/21 and 11:59 pm on 9/19/21, anywhere
Virtual 1 Mile Walk

Om Memorial 1 Mile Virtual

$10 Walk anytime between 12:01 AM on 9/12/21 and 11:59 pm on 9/19/21, anywhere
Description

Join us for the 4th Annual Om Memorial 5K Run or 1 Mile Walk on September 12th, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM in Thompson Park in Monroe Township, NJ

As we slowly return back to normalcy, the Om Foundation is happy to announce and host the 4th Annual Om Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on September 12th, 2021 in Thompson Park, Monroe, NJ. . Join us to celebrate optimism and hope after a year of trying times. The foundation is always trying to advocate for positivity amidst adversity and we hope that now more than ever, we are able to achieve this!  😊

Organized by Monroe Indians for Civic Action (MICA) and supported by Agraj Seva Kendra, Indian Cultural Association of Monroe (ICAM), Rotary Interact Club of Monroe/Jamesburg, Guru Nanak Sikh Heritage and Sewa International - NJ.

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HOW TO DONATE:

We hope you will join us this year in making a difference in the community by supporting the Om Foundation in funding our work.

There are multiple ways to Donate:

Our Goals:

  • Support research that focuses on childhood cancer
  • Promote cancer awareness through education
  • Bring smiles, positive attitudes, and the power of perseverance to children
  • Provide service opportunities to help students get involved
  • Strengthen our community by supporting those in need

Our Work:

Support Pediatric Cancer Research
Promote Pediatric Cancer Education &Awareness
  • Sponsored 25 children from Monroe to Rutgers Oncology Olympiad
  • Sponsored 40 students from MTHS to attend Rutgers CINJ’s BOLD Camp -Cancelled
  • Conducted Oncology Poster Contest at MTHS Green/Science Fair and donated Oncology Posters to Pediatric Cancer Patients at RWJ Cancer Hospital
  • Promoted Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month - banner at Municipal Plaza, events, social media, etc.
Bring smiles, positive attitudes, and power of perseverance to children
  • Annual ‘Month of Optimism’ events at MTMS in February
  • Sponsored ‘Kindness Matters’ event for 587 sixth grade students
  • Annual Optimism awards at MTMS and MTHS (scholarships)
  • Donated Lego table and Om Mural at Monroe Twp Library 
  • Annual Makerfest table at Monroe Twp Library in March
Strengthen our community by supporting those in need
  • Provided financial support to Monroe families affected by adversity

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Om Foundation is a 501 (c)3 tax exempt nonprofit organization (EIN# 82-4993198). For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

  • Ketul Parikh:      Ketul@smilesforom.org or 908-267-2275
  • Paritosh Shah:   Paritosh@smilesforom.org or 732-325-4099

 

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Place
Thompson Park
Monroe, NJ US 08831
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