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Bank of the Sierra's Rockin' Resolution Run 2015
Thu, Jan 1, 2015
About This Activity
We're back for Bank of the Sierra's 3rd Annual Resolution Run! Kick off the new year right with a 5K fun run and support the Visalia Rescue Mission in the process. All proceeds will be given to the Visalia Rescue Mission to help with the many programs they provide the homeless in our community.
Event details and schedule
Early Packet Pick-up:
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2014
10:00am - 12:00 pm Visalia Downtown Branch - 128 E. Main St.
Race Day Packet Pick-up:
7:30 - 8:30 am
9:00 AM: Kids (ages 6-12) 1 Mile
9:30: 5k Run/Walk
Limited street parking is available on Main Street. Additional parking will be availableon E. Acequia Ave., between Church Street and Bridge Street, in the public parking garage.
FROM THE WEST: - From Highway 99 exit CA-198 East bound. - Continue 6 miles then take exit 107A to merge onto CA-63 N/W Noble Ave. - Turn Left onto S Court St. - Turn Right onto E Main St.
FROM THE EAST: - From Highway 65 exit CA-198 West bound. - Continue 8 miles then take exit 107A to merge onto CA-63 N/W Noble Ave. - Turn Left onto S Court St. - Turn Right onto E Main St.
ABOUT THE VISALIA RESCUE MISSION
The Visalia Rescue Mission is a local, Christian-based non-profit. We serve our community by providing overnight shelter for men and women. We sleep on average 130 people each night and serve three meals a day, 365 days a year. We are currently serving approximately 515 meals daily.
Additionally, we operate a nine month recovery program for men and women, including a mentoring program, life-skill training as well as job internship programs. We rely heavily on volunteers to support our work within hurting sectors of society. We are funded entirely by donations from local businesses, organizations and individuals.
The VRM owns and operates Rescued Treasures Thrift Store on Mooney Blvd. and Simply Chic Boutique on Main Street in Visalia, CA. All proceeds from these stores directly benefit the VRM. The Mission also operates the Mission Market (seasonally), a gym, a 4-plex transitional housing unit and the Oval Park revitalization project in conjunction with the City of Visalia. Our Community Center provides case management and counseling services to our guests. Since its opening in September 2012, over 100 individuals that were previously on the streets have found housing and employment through our Next Steps program.