Please note that the CPTC Cops 4 Kids 5K event & run is in no way affiliated with the 501(c)(3) charity Fort Worth Cops forKids
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ABOUT OUR EVENT
Tarrant County Police Departments have joined with Community Partners of Tarrant County 501(c)(3) (CPTC)* to meet additional needs that children within Child Protective Services may have.
Sadly- there are thousands of children in Tarrant County that are in Relative Placements, Foster Homes, Residential Treatment Centers, Group Homes, Emergency Shelters, and/or otherwise displaced. These children are the victims of one or many things- physical abuse, sexual abuse, crippling emotional abuse, neglect, and then some.
Many do not want to hear about these issues; because- it isn’t pretty. It doesn’t make people feel good. We cannot simply advertise about the progress of a child that had maggots living in their hair, or children being assaulted by those closest to them, or babies living in homes manufacturing methamphetamine. But this and more happens- EVERY SINGLE DAY.
These children are sometimes placed with family members- struggling to make ends meet with even their own children. Sometimes placed into Foster Homes or separated from siblings into emergency shelters until placement becomes available.
Proceeds from this event take care of many ‘little things’ that might make the lives of these children more ‘normal.’
Some examples include:
-High School Graduation Expenses
-Recreational activities (swim lessons, athletics, music lessons, etc.)
-Clothing, diapers, lice kits, specialty formula, shoes, etc.
-Sibling visitations, basic prom expenses, other special events
-The list goes on- and fluctuates based on need.
Is the 5k Live or virtual?
We are VERY excited about hosting our 2021 5K *LIVE*!
Masking is optional but not required.
We will have a bounce house, face-painting & sno-cones.
Our amazing Law Enforcement Officers will also be grilling!
Come out and join us!
Where will the 5k be?
The 5K will be held at Trinity Park, Pavilion #3
2401 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Onsite Registration begins @ 7AM
Fun Run/Walk begins @ 8AM
5K begins @ 8:30AM
What are the prices?
We rely on our sponsors every year to make this mission possible! There are many benefits to being a sponsor besides a good feeling in your heart and helping abused/neglected children!
This is a wonderful opportunity to show the community what YOUR vision is!