On March 7th and 8th, 2020, a team of dedicated individuals will run The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, The Charity Challenge and The LA Big 5K to raise money for AADAP (Asian American Drug Abuse Program) to Change Lives and Save Families.
AADAP is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life changing substance abuse services and other social support services to low-income and underserved individuals. Each year we serve over 20,000 individuals from some of the hardest hit communities. AADAP has over 110 dedicated staff who consistently go above and beyond to serve their clients. They provide caring services to men, women and children who are impacted by substance abuse and addiction. The staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and AADAP is also committed to making these services affordable. Last year, approximately 4000 people were treated for substance abuse, 14,000 were reached through prevention and education, and 2000 received employment services.
Why Join Team AMP?
Because we need you! Your community needs you. Los Angeles County is the second largest city in the United States and has some of the highest rates of substance abuse. The families and individuals that are struggling against addiction need your help to survive. If you walk or run the marathon for Team AMP, you will be able to raise money to save countless lives. For first-timers, this is guaranteed to be an unforgettable and rewarding experience. No previous running experience is necessary! So whether you are a seasoned marathoner or a couch potato who has never exercised, we would love to have you on our team. Contact Paulina Hong (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more about joining our team!
Every dollar you raise will go towards the work of the Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP), which has been providing essential services to men, women, and children for over 40 years. AADAP helps tens of thousands of individuals every year in our local communities, and is committed to the helping people overcome their addictions and learn to lead a drug-free life. AADAP also invests in the youth, providing education and guidance to help them grow beyond their circumstances and become successful adults.
Why Sponsor Team AMP?
Because you would be giving people a second chance at life. Addiction has a devastating effect on the individual and their loved ones, and now more than ever, AADAP services are crucial to meeting the need in the community. There are an estimated 21.2million Americans in need of substance abuse treatment, but 89% will not receive the help they need. AADAP relies on donations from the public to make these programs possible and affordable. The more money we raise, the better we are able to serve our clients! So please sponsor Team AMP today. If you know one of our team members, you can donate directly on his/her individual fundraising page, and the amount will reflect on this page as well. Since we are a 501c3, donations made to AADAP are tax-deductible.