On Saturday, September 26th, JUMP will host its 18th annual Run or Walk For JUMP at 10:00 am at North Beach in Burlington. Registration begins at 9am. The family-friendly, fun event includes a 5K run, 1K run for kids (ages 13 and under) and 1K walk along the scenic Burlington Bike Path. Great Prizes and raffle drawings will be awarded, along with team awards. Individuals are welcome and teams are encouraged. Pictures will be taken!
JUMP, the Joint Urban Ministry Project, has been serving neighbors in need throughout Chittenden County and Vermont for 26 years, thanks to the generosity of area faith communities, individuals, businesses and foundations. JUMP operates an emergency drop-in center in donated space at First Congregational Church of Burlington providing compassionate care, practical assistance and informed referrals to thousands of Vermont children and adults annually. In 2014, JUMP distributed 5690 vouchersvalued at $98,603 from nearly 30 local vendors to 2230 families and individuals in need.