The first Independence Day charity event presented by the Paul and Lisa DeAngelo Family Foundation will be held July 3 at City View Park, 700 Poplar St., Hazleton.
The fundraising community event will include a 5K run/walk and 10K run, a family walk and activities for the entire family.
Guests will enjoy the DeAngelo family’s exotic car and truck display, professional athlete autographs and photographs and opportunities to bid on unique silent auction items, including autographed sports memorabilia. The event will also feature food trucks, beverages, a DJ, tricky tray raffle and activities for children.
One-hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to support the local autism community, youth sports and curing cancer in children.
“Being involved in causes that help children is a priority to the DeAngelo family. We are excited to have the community join us during the Independence Day weekend to support and raise funds for our local autism community, youth sports and curing kids cancer,” said Paul and Lisa DeAngelo.
The event schedule includes:
- 8 a.m., 5K run/walk and 10K run
- 9 a.m., 1-mile family walk
- 10 to 10:45 a.m., awards
- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., DeAngelo Family exotic car and truck display, professional athlete autographs and photographs, a silent auction that included autographed sports memorabilia, food trucks, beverages, a tricky tray raffle, DJ and activities for children.
For more information or sponsor opportunities, call 954-298-8784 or to register, visit www.runsignup.com/Race/PA/Hazleton/IndependenceDayCharityEvent.