Head on out to the West Seattle Float Dodger 5K – Seattle’s most fun summer running tradition – THIS weekend!
Imagine running down California Ave SW in wonderful West Seattle, a main drag usually reserved for cars. Imagine being cheered by thousands of people, the entire length of the run. Imagine trying to outrun spectacular parade floats of the West Seattle Summer Parade. All of this can be yours at the West Seattle Float Dodger 5K.
Finish your run with a root beer float, and best of all 100% of the proceeds benefits our non-profits: the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and West Seattle Food Bank.
About LLS: The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. They are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.
LLS recognizes that finding cures is not enough; they ensure that patients have access to the treatments, services and providers they need to live longer, better, healthier lives. LLS is dedicated to removing barriers to care. By providing advocates a powerful voice, the Policy and Advocacy Team drives policies that accelerate the development and approval of innovative treatments and ensure that patients have sustainable access to quality, affordable coordinated care. the LLS team is committed to ensuring that patients have access to an adequate network of providers and services and are protected from high out-of-pocket costs that limit access to life-saving treatments.
About West Seattle Food Bank: West Seattle Food Bank is committed to providing food security and community connections to our neighbors in need.
West Seattle Food Bank envision a strong and connected community in which all people have access to safe and nutritious food and the essential necessities of living.
Compassion & Respect – recognizing the inherent dignity of each client
Diversity & Multiculturalism – understanding the diverse individual and cultural needs in our community
Collaboration & Cooperation – engaging and involving a network of community members
Education & Prevention – striving to understand, eliminate and prevent the root causes of hunger
Stewardship & Sustainability – being responsible stewards of our resources
For more information on the West Seattle Float Dodger 5K or to make a donation check out: www.floatdodger5k.com