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Annual Awareness Events

4th Annual Christmas 4 Vets, Soldiers, & Families

Date: 12/18/2022
Time:  1pm – 6pm
Location: New Hope United Methodist Church, Fredericksburg VA 22405
Sign up link: Click here.
Registration starts 10/15/2022 and ends 11/15/2022 
Sponsorship link: Click here.
Meal will be provided as well as Christmas gifts to those that sign up. For more information please email [email protected] or call 540-848-4680. 

Pohanka Christmas Tree Auction and Gala

Date: 12/17/2022 
TIme: 7:00pm til 10:00pm
Location: 10665 Patriot Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Cost: $50.00 per person (Ticket includes open bar, dinner buffet and a great evening supporting many local charities in the FXBG area including Ruyts Foundation.)
To purchase tickets directly from Ruyts Foundations of Veteran Suicide Prevention please us the following link here.

Annual Race to End Vet Suicide & Freedom Fest

The Ruyts Foundation of Veteran Suicide Prevention is hosting their 4th Annual Race to End Veteran Suicide on October 21st, 2023. All funds raised will go to helping our heroes fight the battles they can no longer fight alone. Our heroes have fought for us, now it is time we help them fight. This event will have a Freedom Fest for the whole community that is free to the public to participate in. We hope to see you there!

4th Annual Race to End Vet Suicide & Freedom Fest
1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K, 1-Milers (Virtual 5K, and 10K)

Date: 10/21/2023

Location: To be announced

Sign-up website: Launching December 1st,  2022

Packet Pick-up: To be announced

Pricing as follows;
1- Miler $30
5K- $40
10K- $45
1/2 Marathon- $50
Virtual 5K- $22
Virtual 10K- $22

In-Person registration fee includes meal ticket, t-shirt, swag bag, finisher medal, and other goodies.
Virtual registration fee includes t-shirt, and finisher medal.

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 2022 Sponsors

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 Annual Race to End Vet Suicide & Freedom Fest Sponsors

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