Group Leaves for Six-Day Atlanta to Washington, D.C., Run to Raise Funds for SHARE Military Initiative
A group of eight Marines, one sailor and one civilian -- dubbed Shepherd's Men -- left from Shepherd Center on May 19 to run 687 miles in six days. They are running from Atlanta to Washington, D.C., to raise money and awareness for Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative. Read more about their trek by clicking here.
Also, you can read more about Shepherd's Men at their website at www.shepherdsmen.com and follow their progress on Twitter: @ShepherdsMen.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 743 inpatients, 277 day program patients and more than 7,161 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.