RunningWorks celebrates 6 years of serving the Carolinas

This spring, RunningWorks reached a major milestone. We celebrated our sixth anniversary!

The organization was founded by Meredith Dolhare (pictured above) on 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 all ages each week and over 450 annually. Continue reading “RunningWorks celebrates 6 years of serving the Carolinas”

Partner Spotlight: Genesis Project 1 helping provide mental health services and counseling

Of the hundreds of individuals considered chronically homeless in our community, more than 84 percent report dealing with mental health issues that are often left untreated. That means for every 10 people who walk through our doors, an average of 8 or 9 need assistance addressing issues of mental health.

To help address this issue, RunningWorks is partnering with Genesis Project 1 to help our neighbors in need. Continue reading “Partner Spotlight: Genesis Project 1 helping provide mental health services and counseling”

Big Changes are in store for Metamorphosis 2018

This year, RunningWorks announced a major change to the format of its annual Metamorphosis event with The Social Butterfly Experiment.

This new initiative pairs 8 community leaders with team members for one-on-one mentorships. The Social Butterflies and their mentees are teaming up to fundraise and bring awareness to issues of poverty, homelessness and food insecurity in the Carolinas. Continue reading “Big Changes are in store for Metamorphosis 2018”