Dress for Success' Annual 5K Power Walk
Throughout the year I receive many requests to donate my photography services to charitable causes. Giving back to the community is certainly one of my top priorities and I would love to be able to contribute to every cause. Sadly, like for everybody, time is a commodity and it's tough to be able to participate in every cause. Fortunately my schedule worked out that I could donate my time to the Dress for Success of South Central Pennsylvania's Annual 5k Power Walk event held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
The mission of Dress for Success is to assist disadvantaged women by providing profession attire, support, and career developmental tools. In South Central Pennsylvania, they serve over 7,000 women. What an accomplishment! If you are unfamiliar with this organization, you can learn more details on the Dress for Success site.
This year marked the first time the organization add a timed 5k run. Along with the timed 5k run and non-timed 5k walk, the family event included yoga, Zumba, face painting, free food, and massages. We even had appearances by the Hershey's Candy Bar and the Harrisburg Senator's mascot, Rascal! Have you ever seen a candy bar do Zumba? Well you're in for a treat! I was honored to be asked to photograph this wonderful event. We ended up having a day with beautiful weather and great turn out.
If you're interested in donating to this worthwhile cause, please check out their website or just come to the next 5k event next year!