IRVING, Texas, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Houstonians are invited to celebrate Independence Day and make a difference in the life of a child by participating in the inaugural TXU Energy Wings of Freedom 5K and Family Fun Run. Scheduled for Wednesday, July 4 at Karbach Brewery, the event supports Houston's Be An Angel organization and their commitment to improving the quality of life for children across Texas with multiple disabilities or profound deafness through needed equipment and services.
"TXU Energy is committed to supporting the valuable programs and services of community organizations like Be An Angel," said Brad Watson, senior director of TXU Energy community affairs. "Whether participants are running enthusiasts or simply looking for a fun activity to add to their holiday celebration, the TXU Energy Wings of Freedom 5K and Family Fun Run will have something for everyone. Join us as we help brighten the lives of children this Fourth of July holiday."
Starting and ending at Houston's Karbach Brewery, the timed and untimed 5K begins at 7:30 a.m., the freedom celebration and live music starts at 8 a.m., and the family fun run begins at 8:45 a.m. Former Houston Oilers quarterback and Be An Angel Vice Chairman Dan Pastorini will serve as grand marshal. For more details, visit txu.com/wingsoffreedom. Registrants can use code "TXU18" to receive $5 off the 5K and family fun run.
"We've partnered with TXU Energy on numerous community programs, and we're thrilled to have them onboard for our largest wellness and fundraising initiative yet," said Marti Boone, Be An Angel executive director. "With a trusted partner like TXU Energy, we're able to bring the entire Houston community together to celebrate freedom and to raise much-needed funds toward equipment, services, and programs that contribute to a longer, more productive, and fuller life for the children we serve."
Be An Angel was founded in 1986 to provide life-changing benefits to children with special needs or profound deafness at T.H. Rogers School in Houston. Over 30 years later, Be An Angel serves thousands of special needs children throughout Texas, primarily in the Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth areas, providing specialized programs, services, and equipment.
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