Demetrice Morris CEO of the Royal Hearts Foundation
Bonnabel Boat Launch
The Royal Hearts Foundation invites New Orleans and surrounding Parishes to join them for their Seventh Annual “Root Out Child Abuse 5K Family Fun Run” on April 30, 2022, at the Bonnabel Boat Launch located at 1599 Bonnabel Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005. You may register for the walk at www.royalheartsfoundation.org or by contacting (504) 942-6111.
The goal of “Root Out Child Abuse” is to bring awareness to the war on our children. Oftentimes, Child abuse leaves victims ashamed and powerless. When kids are abused, they learn that people are not safe, and aggression is necessary. This event is designed to shine the light on abuse and bring awareness to our actions for endanger children and what we can do to stop it.
The Royal Hearts Foundation
The Royal Hearts Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse in all its forms through programs, services, public awareness, training and education, advocacy, networking, and enhancing the quality of life for children and families.
ROCA will not only shine a light on abuse but also bridge the gap to all the heroes who work tirelessly to protect our families and bring healing to our young people. The Royal Hearts Foundation will connect victims to services and provide outreach programs such as Darkness 2 Light, Human Trafficking Awareness, Recognizing and Reporting Abuse as well as the Art of Core Diving – A healing initiative for victims of abuse geared to bring wholeness and healing right here in New Orleans and the surrounding communities to stop this growing epidemic.
On-Site Registration begins at 7:15 am. Pre-Race Activities begins as 8:00 am. The Race begins at 8:30 am. Local businesses will be on-site. Music by the Wut it Do Network. Food by Sponsors of the Royal Hearts Foundation.
“When people are healthy mentally, physically, and spiritually, they are less likely to harm others intentionally, crime decreases, and our communities experience less acts of violence equating more hope for the future.” said Demetrice Morris, CEO of the Royal Hearts Foundation.
For more information, please visit www.royalheartsfoundation.org. Demetrice Morris