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Charities invited to register for McHenry County Human Race

McHENRY – Charities serving McHenry County are invited to register to participate in the 2013 McHenry County Human Race.

The Human Race, a 5K walk/run organized by Not-For-Profit Resources, is an annual event that raises money to benefit local charities and promote volunteerism.

In its first two years the race raised $135,000 and helped 48 organizations. Already 39 have registered to participate in the April 21 race.

More than 1,000 racers are expected to participate. Individuals walking or running in the race designate which participating organization will receive the proceeds of their race registration fee and any fundraising they do.

All of the proceeds stay in McHenry County.

Not-For-Profit Resources provides $2,400 in prize money for agencies: $600 to the Top Fundraising Organization, McHenry County Community Foundation Award, with $250 for second place; $400 to the organization with most runners, Illinois State Bank Award, with $250 for second place; $400 to the top fundraising individual’s organization of choice, Covidien Award, with $250 to second place; and $250 to the Biggest TEAM’s organization of choice (TEAMs are groups from businesses, families, schools, etc.).

Charities should register by visiting www.mchumanrace.org.

For information about the Human Race, visit the website or call 815-344-4483.

Not-For-Profit Resources helps to build up local charities by matching volunteers with organizations in need, delivering nonprofit training, and increasing support through the Human Race.

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