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Root Out Child Abuse 5k: 

NEW ORLEANS — April, 29, 2023

The Royal Hearts Foundation Hosts its 8th Annual Root Out Child Abuse 5k Family Fun Run to bring awareness to child abuse.

Buck town Harbor- The Royal Hearts Foundation invites New Orleans and surrounding Parishes to join them for their Eighth Annual “Root Out Child Abuse 5K Family Fun Run” on April 29, 2023 at the Buck town Harbor located at 325 Metairie Hammond Hwy Metairie, LA 70005. You may register for the walk at or by contacting (504) 942-6111.

The goal of “Root Out Child Abuse” is to bring awareness to the war on our children. Oftentimes, Child abuse leaves victims ashamed and powerless. When kids are abused, they learn that people are not safe, and aggression is necessary. They navigate through life with stained glasses and taking away their innocence. This event is designed to shine the light on abuse and bring awareness to how our actions endanger children and what we can do to stop it. The Royal Hearts Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse in all its forms through programs, services, public awareness, training and education, advocacy and networking and enhancing the quality of life for children and families.

ROCA will not only shine a light on abuse but also bridge the gap to all the heroes who work tirelessly to protect our families and bring healing to our young people. The Royal Hearts Foundation will connect victims to services and provide outreach programs such as Darkness 2 Light, Human Trafficking Awareness, Recognizing and Reporting Abuse as well as the Art of Core Diving- A healing initiative for victims of abuse geared to bring wholeness and healing right her in New Orleans and the surrounding communities to stop this growing epidemic.

On-Site Registration begins at 7:15 am. Pre-Race Activities begins as 8:00 am. The Race begins at 8:30 am. Local businesses will be on-site. Music by the Wut it Do Network. Food by Sponsors of the Royal Hearts Foundation