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CRi Launches Virtual Embrace 5K & Fun Run Fundraising Challenge

The silver lining? You can help! Join CRi for a Virtual Embrace 5K & Fun Run Fundraising Challenge to help raise CRITICAL resources during these uncertain times. Awards for the top three fundraisers!

CRi Launches Virtual Embrace Fundraising Challenge

May 1 - June 13, 2020 »

Now, more than ever, we need your generous support. Since 1975, community members like you have sustained CRi. While CRi has faced many challenges in the intervening years, none of them have been anything like those we are currently experiencing today. Our own frontline heroes have risen to the challenge of this very unique moment in history & have done whatever it takes to keep everyone safe & healthy. The challenge is huge, the requirements unprecedented. We have been proving every day that we are up to the challenge…but we also know we need your help. YOU CAN HELP by embracing CRi.

CRi’s programs depend on the funds raised at events. For the past several years, the EmbRACE 5K & Fun Run was CRi’s largest annual in-person fundraising event. Now, with COVID-19 depleting our coffers at a rate no one could have predicted, CRi needs to raise $50,000. Please help today.

📅 Event Details »

Saturday, June 13, 20203 - Any city, anywhere! Busy that day? No worries -- You can actually participate in Embrace anytime between May 1, 2020 & June 13, 2020! Details below. Register to get started! Awards for the top three fundraisers!!

Join CRi for a Virtual Embrace 5K & Fun Run event from May 1 - June 13, 2020, to help raise CRITICAL funding during these uncertain times! Whether you’re looking to have a virtual corporate team-building experience, a way to connect with friends & family during these "socially distant" times, or just an opportunity to get outside, have fun, & spread awareness, this event is for you! 

Customize your fundraising page, build a team, collect donations, & share, share, share! Run a virtual 5K, or cruise your neighborhood (or treadmill, etc) at your own pace! Whether an individual or part of a team, register today & join us as we walk/run to raise money for critical CRi needs during an uncertain time. Awards for the TOP THREE FUNDRAISERS!

How it Works »

  1. Register for Embrace here.
  2. Customize your FREE fundraising page to share with friends & family - Here is where sharing on social media, email & in texts can maximize your impact & get you closer to your goal! Don't forget to purchase your Embrace CRi shirt here!
  3. Share, share, share your page & CRi's mission between May 1 & June 13! Your help is CRITICAL to our mission during these uncertain times. Awards for the top three fundraisers!!
  4. On June 13, get outside & get active. Don't forget to take photos & videos of you EMBRACING CRi & use #EmbraceCRi. Tag us on social media for a chance to be featured on our website & social! 

Corporate Sponsorships Available »

👉 During this uncertain time, we have a serious & critical need for corporate sponsorships. With residents spending increased time at home, programs on hold, & resources in limited supply, we are asking our local partners to help where they can. Your generosity during this time matters more than ever in our history & we are so thankful for your support. Sponsor the event HERE!  

Volunteers »

We need you! We normally engage with over 50 vounteers for this live event, and having a virtual event doesn't change that at all. Here is a chance for you to volunteer your time & resources to share our message & raise funds for CRi. Awards for the TOP THREE FUNDRAISERS! Register for FREE today, create your fundraising page, & begin making an impact TODAY! If you have any questions, please reach out to Janet at

Participate Here » Register Now:

Register for FREE & share your page. Build a team or fundraise as an individual. However you get involved, your generosity makes a big difference in the lives of the people we support. Awards to the top 3 fundraisers! 

👉 Have you purchased your Embrace CRi apparel? What are you waiting for? Head to the Apparel for a Cause Shop NOW! 👕🎽👚🙌

Sponsor A Participant »

💸 Help a friend's team reach their fundraising goal with a donation to a team below or volunteer to share our message! For corporate event sponsorships, visit our store!

» Register Now
» Sponsor a Participant
» Volunteer Registration

Latest News »

👉 CRi COVID-19 Efforts: For Information about what CRi is doing during COVID-19 & how you can help, visit:

👉 The Embrace Team: The Embrace Committee is here to answer any questions you might have regarding fundraising, page set-up, day of event celebration ideas, etc. If you have any questions or need assistance, please reach out to AJ at 

👉 Fundraising Tips: Looking for tips on how to get the most out of your peer-to-peer fundraising page? Click here for our Fundraising Tip Sheet! Awards for the top three fundraisers!!

June 13, 2020 - 
Embrace CRi During Uncertain Times


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