Goodwill is Excited to Announce Partnership with the 104th Thanksgiving Day Race on November 28th!

For the fourth consecutive year, Ohio Valley Goodwill is teaming up with thousands of Greater Cincinnati runners and walkers for the 104th Thanksgiving Day Race. Scheduled for Thanksgiving morning, November 28th, this year’s event promises to be one of the most exciting ever! The theme for the Race is “Together is a runnerful place to be” and Ohio Valley Goodwill totally agrees! The organization will be once again sponsoring two donation stations at both the start of the Race at Paul Brown Stadium and at Mile Two. Runners and walkers will have the opportunity to give coats, hats, gloves, and more to Goodwill at the donation stations. Goodwill donations are sold in its network of retail stores. The proceeds are used to support its vital employment and training services for people with disabilities and our nation’s veterans. Thanks to the generosity of the Thanksgiving Day Race participants, the Goodwill Donation Stations have been a wonderful success! The Thanksgiving Day Race website at www.thanksgivingdayrace.com explains how important giving is to all of us. Our community is strong and healthy. It’s demonstrated everyday and on a grand scale at ThanksGIVING Day 10k where people of all sizes, shapes and inspirations run and walk and give. They generously give from their hearts to lots of charities. They challenge themselves to live better with each step. They rally with friends and family to make our City one of the healthiest in America. We have a great deal more compassion and generosity that is ever spoken. If you would like to do good by shoeing well, just sign up and give it a try- run with it. Life is wayyyy more fun when you share it with other people. Goodwill has partnered with the Thanksgiving Day Race to sponsor the largest coat donation drive for the past three years. Goodwill’s enthusiastic volunteers from its Retail, Donation and Marketing teams will be part of the “spirit squad” cheering runners on as they race pass the Two Mile donation location. Reprising their amazing musical performances of past years, Mark Macomber and Michael Flannery will inspire the passing athletes with their renditions of popular classics. “Ohio Valley Goodwill always looks forward to the Thanksgiving Day Race event and this year is no different,” said Sharon Hannon, Marketing Specialist. “We are thrilled that our team of volunteers are so excited about the race both as spirit squad members as well as race participants,” said Hannon. Watch for on-going updates about Ohio Valley Goodwill’s preparations for this year’s Thanksgiving Day Race on our News Blog at www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/news. If you haven’t registered yet, visit www.thanksgivingdayrace.com and get registered today! It’s fun and makes you feel good about giving!

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