Back the Blue 5K for Tulsa Police Foundation

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  • $500

    Pledged of $5,000 Goal

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The mission of the Tulsa Police Foundation is to raise awareness and funds for the needs of the Tulsa Police Department that will benefit officers and citizens in the City of Tulsa. A joint effort between law enforcement and the citizens of Tulsa to enhance the safety and security of each.

The purpose of the TPD Foundation fund is to primarily support the equipment needs of the Tulsa Police Department and Tulsa Police Officers, including Reserve Officers.

To be able to fulfill their mission and purpose, the TPD has partnered with Back the Blue 5K to host the inaugural Back the Blue 5K in River West Festival Park on November 10, 2018. This will be a fundraiser event with a one-mile fun run, 5K race/walk, cornhole tournament, and other community events. There will be police officers on-site so you can get to know the people who protect you everyday. There will also be police vehicles on display for the little ones to enjoy.

This will be a family event for everyone. We hope you will join us by attending or donating to this event and showing your support to the Tulsa Police Department. Having the equipment they need is crucial in solving crime and for the officers to do their jobs to the best of their ability.

100% of funds raised will go to the Tulsa Police Foundation. Your donations are 501c3 tax deductible through this OfficerDown.US fundraiser. 

OfficerDown.US is a national nonprofit fundraising organization for the use of law enforcement personnel, their families, and the departments that support them.

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Project FAQ

Q: Who is Back the Blue 5K?
A: Back The Blue 5K is a community building event hosted by current, and retired law enforcement, their families, and supporters. Our mission is to function as a host for civil engagement and to bring communities together in support of their local law enforcement agency or group.

Q: Who benefits from this campaign?
A: Tulsa Police Foundation

Q: How much of the fundraising goes to the Tulsa Police Foundation?
A: 100% of this campaign goes to the Tulsa Police Foundation. In addition, they will receive a portion of every registration for the Back the Blue 5K before event expenses as well as event sponsorships.

Q: How do I register for the Back the Blue 5K?
A: You can register at https://www.backtheblue5k.com/event/tulsa-police-foundation/.

Q: When is Back the Blue 5K in Tulsa, OK?
A: November 10, 2018 at River West Festival Park. The 5K starts at 9 am and the one mile fun run will start at 9 am. The Cornhole Tournament will begin at 9:30 am.

Q: Are sponsorships available?
A: Yes, cash sponsorships are available starting at $250. You can also donate items in-kind such as tables and chairs and other items.

Q: Who do I contact for a sponsorship?
A: You can send an email to stefani@backtheblue5k.com.

Q: If I have general race or fundraising questions, who can I contact?
A: Please email the event director at jenni@backtheblue5k.com.