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Observe September 11 with Veterans Count at the Nashua 5K Fun Run & Walk to Support Veterans

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Meredith Elkins
Senior Vice President
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603.621.3551
703.862.7174
melkins@eastersealsnh.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2022

Observe September 11 with Veterans Count at the Nashua 5K Fun Run & Walk to Support Veterans

Easterseals New Hampshire and BAE Systems bring fourth race in Veterans Count series to Nashua on September 11

Nashua, NH –The Veterans Count Nashua 5K Fun Run & Walk sets off from Stellos Stadium at 9:00 am on Sunday, September 11, 2022. The race is open to all, with free registration for veterans, service members, and kids aged 12 and under. This philanthropic event will benefit Easterseals NH’s Veterans Count programs to assist veterans, service members, and their families.

“With the Veterans Count 5K coming to Nashua, September 11 will be a day of remembrance, and also a day of active support,” said Kathy Flynn, Veterans Count Senior Director of Development. “This fun race brings the community together and benefits programs that give our veterans assistance when no other resource is available.”

Race sponsors include the Wireless Zone Foundation, The Salter family, Humana, Chick-fil-a, Whole Foods, and Port Electronics.

The Veterans Count Nashua 5K Fun Run & Walk is part of the Easterseals & Veterans Count Race Series presented by BAE Systems. The series offers participants 18 and over who participate in three of five in-person races a chance to earn an official race series pullover.

The online registration deadline is Friday, September 9, 2022, at 12:00 pm. Participants can register for the race, donate to support Veterans Count programs, or purchase Veterans Count merchandise at http://www.vetscount.org/nh. For more information about the event, please call Genevieve at (603) 621-3504.

About Easterseals New Hampshire

For more than 86 years, Easterseals New Hampshire has provided exceptional services to ensure that all people with varied abilities and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. A leader in social services for individuals with disabilities, Easterseals NH employs 1,600 individuals and provides essential services and on-the-ground supports to more than 23,000 people each year with 11 core programs throughout the state. Visit eastersealsnh.org.

About Veterans Count

Easterseals New Hampshire’s Veterans Count was founded in 2007 to provide case management and emergency financial assistance to meet the unexpected needs of service members, veterans, and their families. Veterans Count provides critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available. Emergency financial assistance may include rental assistance, gas, food, or utility payments. Last year alone, the program served more than 1,660 veterans, assisting them in accessing eligible benefits and services, housing, counseling services, and other needs, including emergency financial assistance to build sustainable, secure, and viable futures. Our commitment is to ensure the dignity, health, and overall well-being of each service member, veteran, and their families.  

For more information, visit https://vetscount.org/nh/.

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