Proceeds from Corporate Run to Benefit Integrity House
Registration has opened for the annual Newark Corporate 5-K Run that will take place on the streets of downtown Newark at noon on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The Newark Corporate Run annually draws upwards of a thousand runners, primarily from within Newark’s downtown corporate community. It is held to help raise funds for community outreach programs and treatment facilities at Integrity House, a nationally recognized substance abuse rehabilitation center with locations in Newark and Secaucus.
The Newark Corporate 5-K Run brings awareness to the scope of programs and services provided by Integrity House. Over one thousand runners are expected to participate in the event. Runners can sign up in Corporate Teams or individually. Major corporate participants in the race include Prudential, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, PSE&G, Edison Properties and the Veterans Administration. Among the highlights of the mid-day run is a performance by famous hip hop artists and New Jersey natives Sugar Hill Gang.
“We are proud to be located in a city full of generous community and business leaders who continue to support Integrity House every year,” said Robert J. Budsock, CEO of Integrity House. “The Annual Newark Corporate Run allows us to raise awareness of the disease of addiction and to raise funds to provide the services required to help those who are affected by the impact of this disease.”
Groups and individuals are encouraged to register for the Newark Corporate Run, and can do so by visiting the Integrity House website at www.integrityhouse.org. A range of sponsorship opportunities are available; if you would like to support but cannot attend the Newark Corporate Run, Integrity House accepts donations on your or others behalf.
Integrity House is a drug treatment and prevention organization serving the community and those suffering from substance abuse. Since 1968, Integrity House has pioneered one of the largest and most acclaimed substance abuse programs in New Jersey. Dedicated to helping all who request assistance, its mission is to help individuals and families through an effective and measurable system of comprehensive treatment community addictions treatment and recovery support to bring about positive, long-term lifestyle changes. Through its facilities in Newark and Secaucus, Integrity House provides residential treatment and outpatient services to substance abuse addicts annually from all socio-economic backgrounds and ethnicities.
About Integrity House:
Integrity House is celebrating more than 40 years of providing substance abuse treatment and support services for over 2,000 adult and adolescent addicts annually. The groundbreaking work of Integrity House is recognized as both a national and international prototype for recovery. This non-profit treatment program is based in Newark and Secaucus, N.J. For more information, visit www.integrityhouse.org or call 973 623.7246.