Valley Trauma Center

LA Marathon

Team Strength United

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Unite with Us to End Abuse

Become a Charity Athlete - Raise Funds for Strength United

Cross 2 finish lines; one for your own personal victory and one for survivors of violence and abuse

LA BIG 5K - Official LA Marathon Warm Up Race! 3.1-mile course begins at the Dodger Stadium Marathon Start Line! 3/18/17

2-PERSON RELAY - Divide and conquer the LA Marathon! Split the distance to cover entire 26.2 miles. **Exclusive to Official Charity Teams ONLY, LIMITED ENTRIES AVAILABLE! 3/19/17

LOS ANGELES MARATHON - World class 26.2-mile "stadium of the sea" course - begin at Dodger Stadium and cross the finish line Santa Monica; pass an iconic landmark at every mile! 3/19/17

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Run, jog or walk - No previous experience necessary

First Timers ABSOLUTELY Welcome



Want to join or know more about joining Team Strength United? Email us at or call 818-368-1404

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The Dollars Raised Increase These Supportive Services

$25Purchases art supplies to assist children in processing abusive experiences moving them toward healing and recovery
$50Provides in-person comfort and support to a victim undergoing a forensic evidentiary exam any hour of the day
$75Sends an advocate with a child or adult who has to testify in court making sure they feel protected and strong
$100Provides emergency escape kits, diapers, food and clothes to families leaving an abusive home
$125Provides one day of emergency shelter for those leaving an abusive home
$250Ensures the community receives high quality prevention education programs
$500Provides 5 sessions of counseling to a sexually exploited child
  • Will provide one of the following:
  • 8 nights of save, violence free shelter for families
  • 23 victims with in-person support and crisis intervention during the collection of evidence
  • 66 hours of child-friendly care while siblings and caregivers receive a range of services
  • 8 weeks of healthy parenting classes
  • 8 play therapy sessions for an abused child under the age of 12

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