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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     

June 25, 2014                                           

Contact: Bevin Theodore                   

Director of PR & Communications

610-799-7797; bevin.theodore@kidspeace.org 

 

Baltimore Orioles team up with KidsPeace for 5th annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk at Camden Yards 

 

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Orioles, OriolesREACH and Manager Buck Showalter and his wife Angela are once again joining forces with KidsPeace to host a Halloween-themed race to benefit children in foster care.

The fifth annual Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk will be held on Sat., Nov. 1. The race will once again begin and end at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Costumes are encouraged, and prizes will be awarded for top runners, age group winners, fundraising teams and best costumes.

Register online today. The registration fee is $30 through June 30, $35 through Oct. 27 and $40 on race day. 

“Angela and I are honored to host the 5th annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot,” said Buck Showalter. “KidsPeace is a charity that is close to our hearts as an organization that provides crucial services to foster youth and their families. We are thrilled to be a part of the Orioles’ commitment to our community as we help raise money and awareness of the needs of foster children. We hope you’ll join us for what promises to be a fun event in a great ballpark.” 

All proceeds from the race benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland and Washington D.C. including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program that prepares youth for independence through life-skills training. Visit www.kidspeace5k.org for additional race details. To volunteer or become a sponsor, contact Gina Seyfried at 410-964-9329 or gina.seyfried@kidspeace.org.

 

About KidsPeace 

For 132 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at www.facebook.com/KidsPeaceMaryland or on Twitter @KidsPeace. 

 
   
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