The On Our Sleeves 5K presented by The Big Lots Foundation is a community run and walk to grow awareness, break stigmas, and raise funds for the On Our Sleeves movement for children's mental health. Kids don’t wear their mental health on their sleeves, and by participating, you are helping to break stigmas and give kids a voice. No action is too small. No voice is too young. Together, we can transform children’s mental health.

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Register to join us in this empowering event for children’s mental health. You can register as an individual or start a team for family, friends and coworkers. Registered participants are eligible to receive incentives based on individual fundraising efforts and receive important event updates. Register to participate virtually in your own neighborhood or join us in person in Powell, Ohio on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 8 AM.

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Support A Team Or Individual

By donating to a friend or family member's fundraising efforts, you’re supporting the movement for children's mental health. Our goal is to eliminate the stigma around mental disorders in children and young adults, provide much needed educational resources and accelerate funding for research.

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Donate to the Movement

Now, more than ever, the dollars you raise are critical. Children’s mental health is an often overlooked and vastly underfunded component of pediatric health and research. Lack of healthcare resources and funding only complicate and hinder efforts to make significant changes that impact our youth during these critically important formative years.

The mission of On Our Sleeves is to provide every family in America access to free, evidence-informed educational resources to break stigmas and educate children, parents, and family members about children’s mental health.

Every dollar raised helps us create and provide these valuable resources. Gifts fund educational content, lesson plans for schools, and activities for families, schools, and organizations.

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Become a Sponsor

Sponsors make it all happen. We rely on corporate support and becoming a sponsor is a powerful way to associate your brand with the On Our Sleeves movement and children's mental health. Join us in taking a bold stand to raise awareness and break stigmas around pediatric mental health.

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Spread the Word

Help get more people involved in the On Our Sleeves 5K by spreading the word on social media. Be sure to use #OnOurSleeves, #OnOurSleeves5K, and tag us when posting about the event.

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