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Jacksonville H.E.L.P.S. homeless students

12:46 PM, Jul 18, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- I'm A Star Foundation, Inc. is hosting an event to raise awareness and resources for over 1,900 homeless students on Saturday, July 27 at 8:30 a.m. in the Landing Courtyard.

Families, individuals, organizations and schools can contribute to help homeless students by walking, running, riding, or rolling. Wheelchairs and bikes are welcome to participate in the rain or shine event.

Entertainment, free treats, and prizes will be part of the day's activities. Interested participants can sign up and pay the registration fee online prior to the race or arrive an hour early to do so the day of.

The registration fee includes entry to the event and a t-shirt. For adults the cost is $25, for ages 12-17 the cost is $15 and for kids 11 years and younger it is free to attend. Pre-registration is available at

Jacksonville H.E.L.P.S. (Homeless students Empowered through Leadership, Personal commitment and Service) was created by the foundation to provide resources, funding, and services to homeless students in Duval County public schools.

I'm A Star Foundation, Inc. aims to empower youth and encourage personal success and productivity. They strive to create a focus on the well being of youths and their education, economic circumstances, health care, and family and social environment.

For more information on the event, the foundation or their initiative, call (904) 924-0756 or visit their website.

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