As a mom, stories of child abuse and neglect baffle me, and break my heart. There is an event coming up at Boardwalk Park called Run For Orphans which aims to advocate for the needs of orphans in our community and around the world. There will be a Race Day Expo with booths and activities highlighting orphan organizations.

The Run for Orphans is September 10th at Boardwalk Park at Windsor Lake, and will benefit Weld County Royal Family KIDS Camp. Royal Family KIDS is the Nation's leading network of Camps, Clubs and Mentoring for children of abuse, abandonment and neglect.

According to the Royal Family KIDS website
  • Annually, 3.6 million cases of child abuse*, neglect or abandonment are reported in America.
  • One of these victims dies every six hours due to that abuse

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