What is VA2K?
This is not a race, but an event for participants of all fitness levels to walk or wheelchair roll approximately 1.2 miles around JJP hospital campus in order to embrace a healthy lifestyle and raise funds for homeless veterans!
Who can participate?
All VA employees, Veterans and Family Members are invited to take a mid-day break, get outside and walk or roll your way to wellness.
Wednesday, May 18th at 12 PM (takes about 30 minutes). Plan ahead… and take a break to participate!
We will meet outside the JJP hospital main entrance at 12 pm.
How do I register?
Registration tables will be set up in the lobby on:
- Wednesday 5/4- 11:30am-1:00pm-registration to sign up
- Day of the event-5/18 12pm-2:00pm
We will also have the HCHV Coordinator-Dr. Toshi Francis, PH.D, LCSW available to highlight the HCHV program for all employees, passing veterans, or family members of veterans about HCHV services- “The central goal of Health Care for Homeless Veterans is to reduce homelessness among our Veterans by conducting outreach to those who are most vulnerable and who are not currently engaged in VA services.”
-- HCHV Program Coordinator – Dr. Toshi Francis, PH.D, LCSW- Toshi.Francis@va.gov
Participants are encouraged to donate one roundtrip MetroCard (or $5.50 cash) or monetary donations to support homeless veterans.
For more information, contact VA2K POC-Amy Afua Smith, EAP Coordinator - Amy.Smith7@va.gov
See you out there!!!