Make Moves to Impact Youth Addiction
What is Youth Resiliency Adventure?
This is a virtual athletic event for youth and adults held throughout the month of October, which is also Substance Abuse Awareness Month. The event is also organized by Foundation of Compassionate American Samaritans (FOCAS).*
What do I do?
1. Register here. Pay $21 and commit to walk, run or bike as many miles you desire at your leisure, where ever you wish, Oct 1-30.
2. Recruit friends, family, and peers to join you. Share your journey and promote the adventure on your social media using and #YRAdventure2nAddiction.
3. Ask friends, family and peers to support you in your adventure to end addiction. Ask them to sponsor you with either a flat donation or a set amount per mile you cover (ie. $1 per mile; $5 per mile)
4.Track your miles electronically with
5. When you’ve met your goal or gone above and beyond that goal, report the funds, by Nov 2, you’ve raised to:
PO Box 5099
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45205
Send the report no later than Nov. 2. The DONATE tab explains how to collect the money your sponsors give to you or pledge!
Are there prizes?
Participants (both youths up to 18 years old and adults) are eligible to win the following fun prizes as a token of appreciation for their participation.
The youth who raises the most funds will receive a $1000 savings bond.In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined by who went the greatest distance.
The youth who walks the greatest distance wins a pair of urbeats3.
The youth that runs the greatest distance wins aFitBit Versa Lite Edition.
The youth who bikes the greatest distance wins a Fuji Red Ace 650 Bike.
The adult who walks the greatest distance wins a pair ofJBL Harmon Bluetooth Earbuds.