grant recipients


A grant for the dreamers and the doers of Upcounty.


A grant for the dreamers and the doers of Upcounty

The 5k Orchard Run supports passionate dreamers from the UpCounty area who imagine the world to be a place of love, justice, compassion, and provision. The 5K Orchard Run prioritizes local groups who have a vision, a plan, and a following to make their corner of the world, locally or globally, better.

100%  of race proceeds are donated to grant recipients

Groups who apply and are accepted as race benefactors (grant recipients) are eligible to receive a portion of the race proceeds. The dollar amount each grant recipient receives is based on the number of runners who, during pre-registration, selected their particular group/cause.

Teaching inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility resume, interview, and jobs skills.

An anonymous 24/7 emergency food pantry with locations in Damascus and Clarksburg.

A local chapter of middle school students raising money to support the education of peers in India.

A middle and high school club dedicated to helping young people build positive relationships.