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Support the Aga Khan Foundation in the 2018 Dallas AKF Walk/Run

Participate in the AKF Walk/Run at Frisco Square and support the efforts of the Aga Khan Foundation!

The 2018 Dallas AKF Walk/Run will be held on Saturday October 13, 2018 at Frisco Square in Frisco, Texas.

This event will feature a fun run for young kids, a competitive 5k run – both with amazing swag bags – and a free walk for all ages; along with this, the event will have many food vendors, entertainment, and other family friendly activities. The event also includes a Village in Action which will provide participants of all ages an inspiring opportunity to engage in interactive displays and learn how people in developing countries create innovative solutions to overcome the challenges of low income, poor health conditions and limited educational opportunities.

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a global non-profit, non-denominational organization that helps people in developing countries find solutions to the problems of poor health, inadequate education and low incomes – regardless of gender, origin or religion. AKF is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), an international network of agencies to foster social, economic and cultural development.

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Since 1995, the Aga Khan Foundation’s events have attracted over hundreds of thousands of participants and have raised over $100 million nationwide. These events provide the opportunity to advance human dignity and peace around the globe through volunteerism, awareness-raising and contributions. This year, over 40,000 are expected to participate in events held in Atlanta, Birmingham, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Orlando, San Antonio and San Francisco.

For a full schedule of events for the AKF Walk/Run and more information about the Aga Khan Foundation, visit akfusa.org/dallaswalk

Aayushi Pramanik
Aayushi Pramanik is a sophomore at Williams College. When not working or studying economics and math, she enjoys dancing, singing, and taking countless photos with her camera.

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