A fundraising event benefiting survivors of brain injury through Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia. While the race occurs in Roanoke at River's Edge North along the Roanoke River Greenway, you are welcome to participate anywhere virtually. Proceeds support survivors of brain injury throughout Southwest Virginia and parts of Central and Southside Virginia.
1 Mile Fun Run (not timed)
Virtual 5k/1k on your own
Check out www.BISSWVA.org for more information about Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia.
1 in 30 people in Virginia have a disability because of a brain injury. Some causes include traffic accidents, falls, heart attacks, strokes, sports injuries, or illness. While many people receive good care in the hospital, most find once they are home, they lack supporting resources. This is even more true for the many who already have limited means.
Fortunately, BISSWVA is here to help turn tragedy into hope! Not only is BISSWVA here to fill the huge need of support during a challenging time, BISSWVA provides this support free of charge for survivors of brain injury and their families. This happens thanks to the support from the state of Virginia, localities, organizations, individual donors, and event participants such as yourself!
BISSWVA main area of support is through case management. Case managers assist survivors in becoming more independent, achieving their goals, and reintegrating into their communities through volunteer/job placement, l