4TH ANNUAL

Om Memorial

5K RUN & WALK

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2021

Thompson Park

Monroe, NJ
7:30 am registration
9:00 am 1-mile walk
9:30 am 5K run

Run
ages 5-18 $12
ages 18+ $25

Walk
ages 5-18 $5
ages 18+ $10

Contact

For sponsorship information

Ketal Parikh

Ketul@smilesforom.org

We welcome corporate and community grants to bring smiles, positive attitudes, and the power of perseverance to children.

Organized by

Monroe Indians for Civic Action (MICA)

Supported by Agraj Seva Kendra, Indian CulturalAssociation of Monroe, Rotary Interact Club of Monroe/Jamesburg, Guru Nanak Sikh Heritage,
& Sewa International - NJ

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Our goals

  • Support research that focuses on childhood cancer

  • Promote cancer awareness through education

  • Bring smiles, positive attitudes, and the power of perseverance to children. 

  • Provide service opportunities to help students get involved.

  • Strengthen our community by supporting those in need

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Our work

Support Pediatric Cancer Research: we provide funding for cancer research projects at the Cancer Institute of NJ at RWJ (CINJ), with a focus on improving treatment options and quality of life for childhood cancer patients.

Support Cancer Awareness, Prevention, & Education: To raise Pediatric Cancer awareness amongst youth, we work with Rutgers and CINJ to sponsor programs such as Rutgers Oncology Olympiad, BioCONECT, Oncology Leadership Development (BOLD) cam at Rutgers RWJ hospital, Cancer Poster contests, and Pediatric Cancer Awareness Banners.

Optimism Programs to spread smiles and positivity amongst students: We support numerous programs in middle school and high school, such as  "Kindness matters" seminars, "February Month of Optimism", Om Parikh Memorial Award of Optimism scholarship awards, and much more.

Get involved

200+ volunteers

150+ donors & sponsors

1500+ participants in our annual 5k

Om Foundation has a large network of supporters from all around the community. Come join our family of smile makers!

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Previous 5ks

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