Toledo, OH, April 8, 2018 – RESTORE Inc., is hosting Toledo’s 8th Annual “Fatherhood Walk”. The Walk is featuring a 5K Run on Saturday, June 9th (8:00 am – 4:00 pm) at Central Catholic High School. Run for the Solution: Restoration of Fathers! The annual Walk is part of RESTORE Inc. campaign to raise the awareness of the importance of the roles fathers play in the lives of their children. Register on line at www.restorefathers.org or the day of the Walk/5K Run. Early registration fee for the 5K Run is $20 online; $25 day of the race. Registration starts at 8:00 am for the 5K and 9:00 am for the Walk.
The 2 mile walk through the surrounding neighborhoods will start and end at Central Catholic High School. Family fun activities will take place immediately following the walk on the lawn of Central Catholic. The event is expected to draw hundreds of responsible fathers/father figures, families, and fatherhood supporters. Sponsors and supporters include McDonalds, RS Behavioral Health, House of Day Funeral Home, Systems Dynamics Communications, Lamar advertising, Neighborhood Health Association, Freemont Elite Runners Club, Laborers Local 500, Dr. Mary Gombash & Bud Crosby, Pathway, and Michael Colbert.
“We want to draw attention to the significant roles fathers play in the lives of their children. Research confirms that children do better in every measure of development when there is a responsibly involved father in their lives”, said Mark Robinson, Founder. The “Fatherhood Walk” is free to the community to show support of fathers, father figures, & mentors, and to strengthen families and the community. There will be free food, family fun, and musical entertainment.
R.E.S.T.O.R.E., Inc. was founded in 2006 by Responsible Fatherhood Advocate, Mark Robinson. Mr. Robinson is a Social Worker by profession. He is currently on the Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF) Board, which is a statewide collaboration that seeks to advance a fatherhood and family agenda at the state and local level. Vendor tables are available for a small fee. For more information about R.E.S.T.O.R.E. and/or the Fatherhood Walk, please Contact: