May 23, 2018

Get Involved: 8 Events to Attend with RunningWorks

One of the many great things about RunningWorks is that we are not only changing lives one stride at a time, but we also have a lot of fun along the way. A core value of our program is volunteerism. We are always […]
May 21, 2018

Join us for the 12-Hour Run to End Hunger and Homelessness in the Carolinas

Global Running Day is Wednesday, June 6, and RunningWorks is hosting our third Annual 12-Hour Run To End Hunger and Homelessness. Held the first Wednesday of June, Global Running Day is all about celebrating the sport of running. RunningWorks uses […]
May 21, 2018

Partner Spotlight: Genesis Project 1 providing mental health services and counseling for neighbors in need

Of the hundreds of individuals considered chronically homeless in our community, more than 84 percent report dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues that are often left untreated. That means for every 10 people who walk through our doors, an […]
May 21, 2018

RunningWorks Celebrates 6 Years of Serving the Carolinas

This spring, RunningWorks reached a major milestone. We celebrated our sixth anniversary. RunningWorks was founded in April of 2012 with 12 members. Flash-forward to 2018, that one program has now grown to five programs serving approximately 150 individual participants of […]
February 6, 2018

Skills for Life: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals for Success

At the beginning of each year, many of us make resolutions – promises to ourselves to let go of bad habits and achieve certain goals in the New Year. However, many of us never achieve these goals. In fact, by […]
February 6, 2018

Partner Spotlight: Social Serve helping to connect those in need with access to housing

Finding affordable housing in the Charlotte area is challenge for many residents as housing prices have shot up over the past few years at a much faster rate than wages. The average rent is about $1,082, up 7 percent from […]
February 6, 2018

RW selected for SEED20’s Class of 2018

The RunningWorks team is proud to announce that we have been selected to compete in this year’s SEED20 competition. SEED20 is an annual program created by Social Venture Partners that identifies, highlights and connects the community to our region’s most […]
February 6, 2018

RW is ‘On the Road to Housing’ in 2018

There are a number of factors that contribute to homelessness – circumstances can range from families fleeing domestic violence, lack of affordable housing and racial disparities to the challenges of being a single parent and facing various hardships. While each […]
November 14, 2017

It’s National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. At this time of year, we often think of all the reasons we have to be thankful. As we express our gratitude, it’s also a perfect time to share our compassion with our neighbors […]
August 15, 2017

RunningWorks announces second year partnering with Ragnar Relays

This fall, the RunningWorks team will hit the trails at Anne Springs Close Greenway for the second annual Ragnar Trail Carolinas-SC experience. This marks our second year partnering with Ragnar Relays, the nation’s largest overnight running relay company, in an […]