A Just Harvest
6/1 at 8:00 am–12:00 pm
4th Annual 5-K Race for Community Wellness
A Just Harvest (AJH), an anti-hunger and community building organization, will host the 4th
Annual Race for Community Wellness to raise funds and raise awareness in the ongoing struggle against hunger, malnutrition, and economic injustice. The Race for Community Wellness is open to strollers, walkers, rollers, and runners of all skill levels. It is happening on Saturday, June 1, the stroll/walk/roll/run departs out of Willye B. White Park in Rogers Park and up Lake Michigan to Clark Square Park in Evanston. It then returns along the same course. Gather at 8 a.m. and Step-Off at 9 a.m. at Willye B. White Park, 1610 Howard Street, Chicago, IL 60626. Fees and payment—$25 per participant or $200 per Congregational Team of 10. Click here for a handy Team Registration Form
. If it rains the rain date is June 29. Approximately 200 participants are expected to participate.
A Just Harvest runs the longest standing, independently supported Community Kitchen in Chicagoland. Open since 1983 and consecutively since 1990 (9,400+ straight nights), A Just Harvest has served 1.5 million meals, at the hands of tens of thousands of volunteers. A Just Harvest is also a key player in the areas of community and economic development and social, racial and economic justice.
The mission of A Just Harvest is to fight poverty and hunger in the Rogers Park and greater Chicago community by providing nutritious meals daily while cultivating community and economic development and organizing across racial, cultural and socio-economic lines in order to create a more just society.