Throughout the spring and summer, LaForce’s Wellness program sponsors employees and their family members who participate in local runs or run/walk events. We support healthy eating and active lifestyles and therefore commit time and funds to these experiences. Here are some highlights from this year’s events!
April 23: Walk MS in Cincinnati
About 40 LaForce team members joined together to support this fundraiser in Cincinnati. In total, the Walk MS raised over $267,000 for the cause. The organization funds efforts to end multiple sclerosis and support families affected by the disease. Source.
April 23: Pat’s Run in Phoenix
A committed team from LaForce participated in the 12th Annual Pat’s Run. This event that honors Pat Tillman, a former ASU/Cardinals football player who lost his life in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. The run benefits military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships. Source.
LaForce athletes participated in this fundraising run for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. In total, this event raised over $116,000. Source.
June 5: Hinsdale Humane Society Pet Run 5K in Chicago
LaForce employees and their furry friends participated in their local humane society’s event, which supports its mission of saving pets. The walk/run had over 400 participants this year. Source.
June 11: Bellin 10K Run in Green Bay
Over 100 LaForce employees and family members took part in this year’s Bellin 10K, which has become a tradition for many. This annual event drew nearly 17,000 participants this year, the 40th anniversary of the event. Local news coverage, including a quote by a LaForce employee, can be found here. Source.