Volunteers are needed to support the Race Against Racism on Sunday Oct. 7.
This year's 5K run/walk will be held during Woonsocket's annual Autumnfest celebration. A variety of positions are available for volunteers the day of the race from 7 to 11 a.m.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas: race set up, registration, water station, on-course guide, finish line, and clean up. A volunteer form is available on the Race Against Racism website at www.raceagainstracismri.org.
Race Against Racism is intended to unite people of all races, demonstrate our community's commitment to eliminating racism, and celebrate our diversity.
Proceeds from the race will support community and racial justice efforts.
Race Against Racism is organized by YWCA Rhode Island. Race Partners include: RiverzEdge Arts, NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, Family Resources Community Action, nriAHEC, Connecting for Children & Families, Thundermist Health Center, Landmark Medical Center, Autumnfest, Woonsocket Prevention Coalition, and CopsWalk 2012.
To register to run/walk or volunteer contact YWCA Rhode Island at (401) 769 - 7450 or visit the race website, www.raceagainstracismri.org.