Running for a Cause on October 25, 2008
RUNNING FOR A CAUSE ON OCTOBER 25, 2008 COMMUNITY OPTIONS, INC. ANNUAL 5K RUN BENEFITING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
For Immediate Release: October 4, 2008 – Come Run a 5K with a Revolutionary National Non-Profit Organization Princeton, N.J., October 4, 2008 – Last year, Community Options, Inc. (COI) proclaimed the third week in October to be “National Disability Awareness Week”. COI 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 its locations throughout the country to raise money for innovative programming for persons of all ages with developmental disabilities.
To register for a 5K Run in your area please visit our event website at http://www.imatteronline.org/index.html or go to www.active.com and complete an event search for “iMatter 5k Run”. Event locations include the following states: Connecticut, Kentucky , New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Community Options is a national non profit organization headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. The organization’s mission is to utilize individual and innovative approaches to assist people with disabilities to develop job skills, engage in productive work, make choices about their lives and fully participate in their communities. Since 1989 Community Options has proudly assisted over 5,000 individuals with developmental disabilities across the country gain meaningful employment. Community Options has also served over 6,000 individuals with disabilities in residential placements such as group homes and supervised apartments throughout the country. These residential opportunities create meaningful relationships and lifetime connections for the people we support. In its 19-year history, Community Options has developed a strong reputation for quality, cost-effective administration that encourages individual choice and flexibility. # # # #