ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Fifth Annual Heather’s Home 5K and Kids’ Fun Run is slated to happen Saturday, August 7 at Eldridge Park.

The race will start at 8:30 a.m. and is open to runners and walkers. Participants can also complete a virtual race if preferred.  The theme of the race is superheroes.

The event benefits Heather’s Home Ministries, which was founded in 2009 by John and Heather Earley of Erin. The mission is to rescue and raise orphaned and abandoned children across the world.

Currently, the organization has two homes – one in Ghana and the other in Haiti. The homes provide shelter, food, clothing and education to the children.

For more information or to register, click here or call 607-398-0537