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COI To Host National 5k Run

Come Run a 5k with a Revolutionary National Non-Profit Organization Princeton, N.J.

September 17, 2008 – Last year, Community Options proclaimed the third week in October, “National Disability Awareness Week.” Offices around the country participated in proclamation readings with local town officials and celebrated with open houses, family activities and community outreach activities.

This year to conclude National Disability Awareness Week, Community Options will be hosting a 5k Run in all of it’s locations throughout the country to raise money for innovative programming for persons with developmental disabilities, including children.

Community Options has proudly assisted over 5,000 individuals with developmental disabilities across the country gain meaningful employment since 1989. Our organization provides the most creative and unique opportunities for individuals with disabilities to enter the workforce and to enhance the quality of their lives through this independence. Community Options has also served over 6,000 individuals with disabilities in residential placements such as group homes and supervised apartments throughout the country since 1989. These residential opportunities create meaningful relationships and lifetime connections for the people we support.

To register for a 5k Run in your area please visit our event website at or go to and complete an event search for iMatter 5k Run and all of the locations from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Connecticut, Tennessee and South Carolina will be available.

Community Options, headquartered in Princeton, N.J., is dedicated to providing support for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the country. Community Options was founded in 1989 to develop residential and employment supports utilizing technology and training for people with severe disabilities. A national agency, Community Options has participated in institutional closure and community residential placement for thousands of people across several states. In its 19-year history, the agency has developed a reputation for quality, cost-effective administration that encourages individual choice and flexibility.

# # # # Community Options, Inc. To Host National 5k Run to Benefit Persons with Developmental Disabilities in 10 States For Immediate Release

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