10K “10K Weekend” Press Release

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Friday, August 21st, 2020 – Sunday, August 23, 2020- The 10K Foundation in association with Justice Squad, Hybrid Nation, and The Minnesota Freedom Fighters hosted 10K Weekend in order to keep the awareness and attention on building community and coming together after the murder of George Floyd.

Friday, August 21, 2020 “Free People Game” – To kick off the weekend, dozens of professional and college athletes along with other community leaders came together to host a basketball game in Loring Park to promote community healing.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 Golf Tournament Fundraiser- The 10K Foundation hosted a Golf Tournament at Theodore With Golf Course. Several individuals participated and donated. The money raised was used for community resources such as water, food and clothing for people in need.

Sunday, August 23, 2020 Bde Mka Ska March – To finish the weekend, 10K Foundation hosted a protest to stand in solidarity with the families of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor as they work to renegotiate social contracts with the state. The march was attended by change makers who peacefully walked from the boat launch of Bde Mka Ska through Uptown Minneapolis.

All events took place without incident, giving the community a safe space to come together in solidarity and healing.

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