The Run Detroit Fundraiser was created to benefit the Love Our Seniors non-profit organization. Initially, my focus was simply to complete the marathon just as a personal goal and walk away, but after registration, I saw this as a grand opportunity to raise money for a great cause.
The elderly of Detroit make up a good deal of our population and with a great percentage of them unable to carry out necessary day-to-day tasks it is essential that as a community we step up and do our part. Having a grandmother who is 85 years old and unable to do some of the things she could ten to fifteen years ago, I see first-hand where assistance is needed. There will come a time when we younger adults are on the other side of the fence and may need the help we provide today.
If we don't take care of our own, then who will? Let's do our part.
Love Our Seniors is a non-profit organization based in the inner city of Detroit, Michigan focused on being a part of the recovery of this great city. Many seniors in our community are unable to do tasks vital to everyday living and that's where the organization steps in. Love Our Seniors provides exterior maintenance to the homes of low income seniors throughout the city. These services include, but are not limited to, lawn maintenance, gardening, trash removal, exterior lighting maintenance, etc. L.O.S. has plans on expanding exponentially in their services provided in proportion to funds acquired for the organization in the future-this is only the beginning!