Bright Begning is dedicated to meeting the immdaite needs of children and families living in homelessness



Exercise your support for homeless families at the Bright Beginnings Annual 5K!

Are you walking with me this year at the Bright Beginnings Annual 5K Race? I won’t set a fast pace but I will set a steady pace toward the finish line at Hains Point on Saturday, May 14. I love to be among the crowd of Bright Beginnings supporters and new friends making a visible and physical statement about our support for homeless families with young children in our community. I always imagine the tiny little feet of our children from 6 weeks to 5 years old as I’m walking the thankfully flat surface at Hains Point. I’m sure many of you will be racing past me to the finish line toward the incredible race day prizes organized by our wonderful, long-time and founding partner, the Junior League of Washington. These dedicated women procure sponsorships, runners and walkers and donate $40,000 or more to help our families and their young children each year. Nearly 200 runners are registered for our Annual 5K but there is still room for you to join the fun. Getting on our feet helps homeless families get back on their feet. I’ll see you there!


Dr. Betty Jo Gaines
Executive Director

P.S. Register for the Bright Beginnings Annual 5K today and make a meaningful impact on our children and families!

Register for the race and run (or walk)
Sign up as a sponsor
If you are unable to attend the race, you can still support Bright Beginnings and make a donation!