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  • Writer's pictureNicole Hoste-Breslin

Give Me Shelter 5K

Updated: Apr 1


[FLINT, MI., MARCH 29, 2024] – Family Promise of Mid Michigan (FPMM) is thrilled with its upcoming milestone 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K event.

Scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 10, 2024, at the renowned For-Mar Nature Preserve, the 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K Trail Run welcomes individuals of all fitness levels and abilities to partake in the excitement. The transition to a trail run opens up new avenues for exploration and adds an element of challenge and adventure to the beloved event.

"We are excited to surpass this milestone with our Give Me Shelter 5K event," said Tiffani Wharry, Executive Director of Family Promise of Mid Michigan. It reminds us where we started, small running through the paths at Genesys Hospital. And now here we are again at the beautiful For-Mar Nature Preserve. It reflects our commitment to offering fresh and engaging experiences while continuing to support our mission of aiding families experiencing homelessness in our community." 

The event will retain its festive atmosphere and family-friendly appeal, ensuring a memorable experience for participants of all ages. Registration details, including packet pickup information and registration fees, are live on the FPMM website, [], and social media channels.

As with previous years, the 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K Trail Run will include exciting features such as a FREE Kids "Super Hero" themed Fun Run and an award ceremony honoring top performers. 

Join us in celebrating a decade of community support and camaraderie while experiencing the thrill of trail running amidst the stunning landscapes of For-Mar Nature Preserve.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Nicole Hoste-Breslin

Development Director

Family Promise of Mid Michigan




Online Registration is available here. You can download a paper form by clicking below.

2024 5K Race Registration Form final
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About Family Promise of Mid Michigan

Family Promise is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization addressing the crisis of family homelessness in Genesee County.  In 2012, a group of individuals came together wanting to help children and families in a housing crisis. Since then, FPGC has provided more than 16,763 nights of safe sleep, 46,572 meals, and served more than 2,055 people, mostly children. Currently, 92% of our families who graduated still live in stable homes. Through a comprehensive set of solutions involving prevention, emergency shelter, and stabilization, Family Promise empowers families experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness to reclaim and maintain their independence. We are not just a shelter but a holistic solution to ending family homelessness….one family at a time.  To learn more about FPGC, visit

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