Rochester, Minnesota – The annual “Timmay 5K Fun Run/Walk” took place today at Silver Lake Park – East Shelter. Tim group Rasmusson’s friends banded together after his death to found Tim The Rasmusson Foundation,” which focuses on raising awareness about the importance of becoming an organ donor. Money raised from the event will be used to help the Gift of Life Transplant House, which helps people who receive organ transplants. The event also hosted representatives from other organizations that Promotes the importance of life-saving donations.People there wore green and blue to raise awareness of organ and tissue donors.KC Graner, Tim President Rasmusson Foundation, he said he appreciates the community’s support.
“Every year, we get a good turnout. We have a loyal following. We have friends of friends who come to adopt this year-round event as something they do every year. It’s a great way for us to remember our friend Tim, and to think about the cause and process of organ and tissue donation, which is a time Great for people to go out and have fun and go out together and have a good time on a Saturday morning,” Graner said.
The Tim Rasmusson Foundation will give funds to the Gift of Life Transplant House sometime in May or June. The foundation plans to hold the event again next year at Silver Lake Park-East Shelter on the last Saturday in April.