Run For Hope 2017

A Fun Run for Adoption

Run for Hope 2017 will take place on Saturday, June 24 at Noble Park in Paducah. You can run, walk or stroll any time between 8-10am. This is a fun run and it will not be a timed race. The event will raise funds for Hope That Binds, a non-profit charity that supports foster care and adoption. It is based in Cunningham, Kentucky.

Participants will receive water, snacks, and a t-shirt. The Paducah Bank WOW truck will be handing out free ice cream and The Face Company will be painting faces!

Adults can participate for $25. This includes ages 17 and up. Kids are only $10 (ages 3-16). You can register here.

Join Local Businesses!

This event is hosted by The Vince Carter Team (Carter Realty Group). They have been joined by 28 local businesses who all wish to show their support for foster care and adoption. Sponsors include Brent Norsworthy, Dr. Michael L. Bobo, D&K Construction; G&O Pharmacy; Heath Health Foods; Holland Stivers and Associates; Josh & Laura Porter, Advocare Ind. Distributors; Lakewood Gymnastics; Orthopaedic Institute of Western KY; Paschall Farms; Perkins MotorPlex of Mayfield; Premier Martial Arts; Premier Portable Buildings and The Law Office of Adam Futrell.

"We are thrilled to see 28 other businesses team up with us to support Hope That Binds," said Vince Carter, Principal Broker at The Vince Carter Team. "It’s humbling to stand beside amazing families and friends with huge hearts for foster care and adoption. We can’t wait to run and have fun, while raising funds for this non-profit. Helping even one child find a family is worth all the effort."

If you or your business would like to become a sponsor, contact Erin at 270.227.3746 or email

Hope That Binds

Hope That Binds is a ministry that provides adoption resources including advocating for adoption both domestically and internationally, empowering churches through adoption consultation, and helping to provide financial support for adoption.

Financial assistance takes various forms: These include adoption grants for families who plan to raise and foster their children with Christian principles in a loving environment; Adoption grants for families seeking to adopt will be managed through Lifesong for Orphans. Funds for adoption grants are raised through various efforts and 100% of the money raised is sent to their private fund managed by Lifesong.

Hope That Binds advocates for adoption by increasing awareness in the region. This is accomplished by speaking to church groups and adoption support groups, holding seminars, giving out pamphlets and other printed materials, and partnering with local media. The organization also assists with adoption consultation. They help individuals and families look at all options from volunteer work to adopting a child.

For more information about Hope That Binds, visit