ORGANIZING A MARATHON- RUN4CAUSE
The foundation is also extending support to differently-abled children in their educational and social needs, to extend their support a runathon was organized RUN ON- WORLD HOMOEOPATHIC DAY FOR SPECIAL NEED CHILDREN’S on 12th April, 2015 at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. The mission for this run was every child is special but some have special need and with special care and their inclusion in society they can reach their maximum potential. With a goal to contribute to the reduction of the plight of children with special needs in the target communities. This run was to gather all the Homoeopaths & Homoeopathic supporters on the common platform for the promotion of Homoeopathy for the betterment of special need children and providing health for all.
Dr.Lal Singh’s Foundation objectives include- increasing knowledge about children with special needs, with an emphasis on children with Autism &Down’s Syndrome, building the capacity of parents/care-givers of children with special needs to provide the necessary care and support. The areas of support includes Counselling, Schools, Support Groups, Intervention, Therapy, Training, Workshops, Awareness programs, Assessment, etc.
Run was of around 3km where eminent personalities of atheletic world Mr Jagseer Singh,1st Indian who won Gold Medal in Para asian games and Honored with Arjuna Award in the year-2010 and Mr.Sharad Kumar who has won gold medal in the men’s high jump at the Games, also broke a 12-year Asian Games record by clearing a height of 1.80m in his f-42 category (one disabled leg) in the event and reclaimed his World No. 1 position were the chief guest of the event. Race was categorized in 3 parts for around 2000 participants- for the runners, walkers and special children where gift prizes was gif cheque worth Rs 10k, 7k & 5k. A special Homoeopathic rap song was launched on this event for the promotion of Homoeopathy in general masses.
This run was an initiative of Dr.Lal Singh’s Foundation with vision of empowering Homoeopaths to help themselves and to serve the society in a better way by providing a great support to these children and their parents by giving them the best of treatment options available in Homoeopathy.