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  • I have more questions than I have answers.

    I know that I want to make a difference. I know that I want to somehow, in some small way, make life better for others. I know that I want to bring awareness about the situation of homelessness of Chicago. I know that I want to restore dignity and inspire hope in those who are currently experiencing homelessness. I know that I want to equip and empower other passionate people to get involved and do something to help others.

    That's about all I know right now. On the contrary, I don't know:
    what to call the race
    how to make this race different from all the other 5Ks happening this summer in Chicago
    how to create a sponsorship packet
    how to approach sponsors
    how to actively involve homeless individuals in the planning/execution of this event
    how to foster an alive, active, passionate environment
    how to really make a difference, besides just raising money
    if the race route/site will be approved
    how to navigate all of the logistics of actually making this happen
    ...a million other things.

    The tower of questions threatens to overwhelm me; to squish me beneath its weight.

    I have more questions than I have answers.

    But, maybe that's okay. Maybe, for today, that's exactly where I am supposed to be.
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