Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin kicks off its first annual Home Run & Walk, Covering the Bases for Foster Care, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
Peggy Troy, MSN, RN, president and CEO of Children’s Hospital and Health System, Secretary Reggie Bicha of the Department of Children and Families, and Skip Robinson, Community Relations and Player Development for the Milwaukee Bucks, will speak at the event. In addition to raising awareness for the critical need for foster homes in Milwaukee County, this event will introduce current foster care families to community members and potential new foster parents.
“All children deserve a safe home. It is time to step up, bring awareness to this great need and to make sure more children have a safe and loving home,” said Peggy Troy.
What: 3K walk and 5K run. Community members and the media are invited to participate. Media will be permitted to interview and photograph designated foster families.
Where: Miller Park, One Brewers Way, Milwaukee. Complimentary parking will be available in the Marlins Lot.
When: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1. The 5K Run begins at 9:30 a.m.. The 3K Family Fun Walk begins at 9:45 a.m.