Welcome to the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run!
CHRIS Kids Selected as 2016 Beneficiary!
We are pleased to announce that this year's beneficiary is CHRIS Kids a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Atlanta. The mission of CHRIS Kids is to heal children, strengthen families and build community. CHRIS Kids, Inc. exists to improve the lives of children and strengthen families through innovative trauma informed services that inspire hope, create self-sufficiency and reduce future dependency on government.
CHRIS Kids was the beneficiary for the first Atlanta Santa Speedo Run in 2009. "We are thrilled to return as a beneficiary of the 2016 Atlanta Santa Speedo Run. The funds raised from this event will support programs that provides safe and stable housing, specialized counseling, and individualized life skills training and support services to high needs children in Georgia’s foster care system and to homeless youth in our community. Last year, we served over 5,100 people in our community and are confident that the money raised from this event will allow for expanded impact” said Brittany Burnett, vice president of Development for CHRIS Kids.
The 8th annual Atlanta Santa Speedo Run takes place on December 10th, 2016 and Manuel's Tavern will be our host once again.