Adoption crusader Dorothy DeBolt passed away on February 24, 2013 at the age of 89. To honor her memory there will be a public memorial held as part of the first Dorothy DeBolt Memorial 5K Fun Run/Walk on July 7, 2013 in Oakland, California to benefit AASK.
Families Helping to Create Families:
Is your family spending too much time on the couch? Need a good reason to get everyone out of the house?
Join AASK – Adopt a Special Kid on July 7th at scenic Lake Merritt for our first annual Dorothy DeBolt Family Fun Run!
Bay Area families will be there to soak up the sun, get a little exercise and meet members of the DeBolt family.
Support a Great Cause and Remember a Great Woman:
All proceeds will support AASK’s mission to connect foster youth with permanent adoptive families. The entire DeBolt family will also join us to honor and remember our visionary founder, Dorothy DeBolt.
AASK is an adoption agency that focuses on children with special needs, sibling sets and older children. AASK welcomes all families looking to foster or adopt regardless of race, sexual orientation, marriage status, or income.
Come and join us for this non-competitive run/walk around scenic Lake Merritt. To help us create and maintain award-winning programs and services for foster/adopt families we hope that you would be willing to raise $100.
To sign up or to make donations to AASK, please call 888-680-7349 or go online at www.aask.org.
Dorothy DeBolt 5K Family Fun Run/Walk AASK official website
Dorothy DeBolt dies at 89; adoption advocate raised 20 children Los Angeles Times