Muscular Dystrophy Association Arkansas

20 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

The seventh and final beneficiary spotlight is on the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Arkansas. The muscular dystrophy association supports neuromuscular diseases that take away physical strength, independence, and life.  One of the most recognized diseased of this group is ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease….

Fayetteville Firefighters Scholarship Fund

11 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

$9,000 That’s how much money the Fayetteville Firefighter’s donated to students for scholarships last semester.  Every semester students associated with the Fayetteville Fire Department can apply for a $300 scholarship towards their education.  They strive to not leave any student in need: as long as they’re…

Camp Sunshine

04 Sep 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

Camp Sunshine was founded in 1991 and is fully funded by the Arkansas Professional Firefighters who raise thousands of dollars annually to support the camp!   Camp Sunshine is for children ages 4-16 who have suffered significant burns (at least 10% or greater) and may have…

Arkansas Special Olympics

28 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

Did you know that the Arkansas Special Olympics sponsors 15,000 athletes state wide- including 500 in Washington, Benton, and Madison counties? Approximately 1 in 6 families is touched by Special Olympics through donors, athletes, and volunteers. Talk about a statistic. Special Olympics Arkansas offers 20 different…

The Spark Foundation

21 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

The second beneficiary of the Hero Half Marathon that we’re highlighting is The Spark Foundation! (If you missed the first post about the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, check here!) The Spark Foundation (formerly known as Cow Paddy) mission is to positively impact our community by providing…

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation

14 Aug 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

Last Sunday, we announced a series of posts about the wonderful beneficiaries of the Hero Half Marathon!  (Click here to read the original article, Why the Hero Half Marathon?) The first non-profit we’re spotlighting is the Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, The mission of the Fayetteville Public…

Wilson Pool Dive-In Movies

10 Jun 2016 Posted by admin in Beneficiaries

Ever wonder where your race fee money goes?!  At the Hero Half Marathon, all race proceeds support multiple non-profits in the Northwest Arkansas area.  It’s no secret- we love the Northwest Arkansas community and want to help support it anyway we can.  (After all, Fayetteville…