Edelman for Mercy Relief's Ground Zero Run

by Edelman Public Relations Worldwide

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ends 01 Aug 2016, 12 AM

In 2015 alone, natural disasters killed more than 16,000 people in Asia Pacific, with some 59.3 million displaced or severely impacted.

While it is feels distant to us here in Singapore, we can nevertheless do something about it.

At Edelman Singapore, we are supporting the Mercy Relief Ground Zero Run for Humanity on 14 August 2016. While some of our staff will be taking part in the 5km and 10km races, some of us will be raising funds internally and externally, and some of us will dabble in both!

About Campaign

Ground Zero Run for Humanity is back on 13 August 2017.

This year, Mercy Relief and its partners are hoping to reach out to more people and have also increased the kids dash to 1KM. Through this meaningful, family-friendly event, Mercy Relief hopes to encourage a sense of compassion and empathy in our next generation. We believe kids can never be too young to make a difference.

Held in observance of World Humanitarian Day, Mercy Relief aims to celebrate the indomitable human spirit as we stand in solidarity with the survivors who have inspired humanitarian work around the world.

The race is not simply a run, but instead challenges participants to take on some of the challenges faced by survivors as they struggle to obtain relief supplies in the aftermath of a disaster. Upon completion all relief packs from the event will be distributed to local families in need.

We are proud to announce The Hour Glass as our official title sponsor for Ground Zero Run for Humanity. See you at the starting line.

About NPO

Headquartered in Singapore, Mercy Relief was established in 2003 to respond to human tragedies and disasters in Asia Pacific.
Today, we are a leading independent disaster relief agency in the region with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle.

Mercy Relief provides emergency aid within 72 hours of an appeal in the aftermath of a disaster. Our longer-term sustainable development projects aim to uplift and empower communities in five key areas: water and sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education.

For the past decade, Mercy Relief has responded to more than 56 human tragedies with more than $32.5 million in relief across 24 countries. We have implemented more than 50 sustainable development initiatives and impacted an aggregate of over 2 million lives.

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