Race Against Gun Violence, hosted by ABC7’s Samantha Chatman, brings together 75+ organizations

Race Against Gun Violence, hosted by ABC7’s Samantha Chatman, brings together 75+ organizations

CHICAGO (TOC) — The Race In opposition to Gun Violence hosted by the group Strides for Peace will step off Saturday night in Grant Park.

It is meant to rejoice the life-changing work of neighborhood group and individuals who care about ending gun violence.

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Shopper Investigative Reporter Samantha Chatman is internet hosting the race that can carry collectively greater than 75 neighborhood organizations, companies and civic organizations.

It contains an 8K run, a 5K run, a 2 mile stroll and the favored Tots for Peace dash. All funds raised will go on to the taking part charities.

“Organizations want assist to construct peace and cease the violence. There are lots of individuals devoted to ending gun violence, and we are able to amplify their impression. Collectively, that is solvable. Some Chicagoans do not know the place to start to assist, whereas others wish to present their assist and get extra concerned. The race in Grant Park is a superb place to start out,” mentioned Margaret Baczkowski, founding father of Strides for Peace.

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