The VA2K event includes a short two kilometer walk (1.24 miles) and the community is invited to participate. The event is free and it is suggested that participants be outside in front of the Regional Office 15 minutes prior to the start.
Participants are encouraged to bring a voluntary donation in the form of items such as clothing, toiletries, packaged food or bottled water. These donations will be collected and distributed to local homeless Veterans. Donations are not required in order to participate.
Nationally, since 2011 donations of these type valued at more than a million dollars has been raised for homeless Veterans. Community groups who are interested in participating in the event should contact the local VA2K coordinator, Mike Tiedeman at (302) 530-2786 or via email at Michael.Tiedeman@va.gov.