Union County Deputy Chad Barbee to Run a marathon For HomeTown Heroes
Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Union County Deputy Chad Barbee and his wife at the HomeTown Heroes open meeting. He stood up and announced he was going to run from county line to county line, a marathon length run, and the all proceeds will go to helping the children supported by HomeTown Heroes. Union County Deputy Chad Barbee to Run a marathon For HomeTown Heroes – that is 26 miles! And my goal this year was to run a mile. LOL!
This is not just a gesture of donating money. He is physically going to have to earn every cent he makes. Have you run a marathon before? I haven’t, but I am sure it takes a lot of time to train and prepare for it, and for that I am thankful fro Deputy Jeff Barbee.
Barbee will make his run from Union County to Anson County on Mar. 11.
He is hoping to raise $1,000 per mile, with a goal of $26,200.
All money raised will benefit Hometown Heroes — a Monroe-based organization, which helps children with cancer.
The nonprofit organization has provided about $1 million to families since 2004. Its motto is “Big Kids Helping Little Kids.”
Deputy Chad Barbee told that donations can be made directly to Hometown Heroes through its website: http://www.htheroes.org/. He is also looking for corporate sponsorship’s to help him fulfill his goal.
I am currently a member of the Hometown Heroes board of directors and when new people come in to help support HomeTown heroes…..it truly touches me.
I personally would like to thank Deputy Barbee for this. I cannot wait to cheer him on. What about you?
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” Charles Dickens
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