Volunteers supporting RBO youth!


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Help me raise $1000 for Running for a Better Oakland as I volunteer to support the youth as they train for the Let's Go 510 5K race!


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Oakland youth are confronted daily with problems of obesity, crime, and under-funded schools. I want to be part of a solution, so I am volunteering with the youth of Running for a Better Oakland as they train for the 5K distance at the Let's Go 510 race on October 25th. In addition to volunteering, I am raising money for RBO to provide scholarships to those participants who need it most.

RBO is a non-profit organization that encourages kindergarten through 12th grade students to develop healthy lifestyles through running. With the support of positive adult Run Mentors, RBO youth set goals, train hard, and build confidence during the program season, and then carry those skills on to the rest of their lives.

The primary factor critical to the success of the program is to ensure an RBO community that reflects the demographics of Oakland. It is imperative that we structure our organization so money is never a barrier to participation. Your donation will support our efforts to maintain a diverse group of students where any child who wants to join, may do so.

Team Captain

Jen Vedock Jen Vedock