Homeward Bound Virtual 5k Sponsor


*** Mahalo for joining us for Homeward Bound 5K. The 2020 race has finished and we are no longer accepting applications. Check back for more information about 2021 sponsorship opportunities ***

The Homeward Bound 5K is a virtual race on Thanksgiving Day benefiting Hawaii’s most vulnerable. By becoming a sponsor of Homeward Bound 5K, you help homeless individuals and families access much-needed resources this holiday season and beyond.

All proceeds from this event go to The Institute for Human Services, Inc. and directly support thousands of lives through homeless outreach, services, and programs.

Race day: Thursday, November 26, 2020

Packet Pick-up
Running Room (819 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816)
Friday, November 20th 3pm - 6pm
Saturday, November 21st 10am - 2 pm

Sponsorship Opportunities 

$250 - Kuleana level
Enough to feed our entire women’s and family shelter for one meal
Sponsor Benefits

  • 2 race registrations and race t-shirts
  • Company logo on race t-shirt and website
  • Company name shared as a sponsor on IHS and Homeward Bound Instagram and Facebook 

$500 - Malama level
Enough to support one month’s distance learning in our shelters for 20 Keiki

Sponsor Benefits (Kuleana benefits plus…)

  • 2 additional race registrations and race t-shirts (4 total)
  • Company logo with link to company website available on IHS website
  • Ability to insert coupon/ flyer/ letter into race packet mailing  

$1,000 - Lokahi level
Enough to feed over 400 people across our entire shelter network for dinner service

Sponsor Benefits (Malama benefits plus…)

  • 2 additional race registrations and race t-shirts (6 total)
  • Special social media shout-out to your company with link or reference to website
  • Ability to insert item of choice into race packet mailing
  • Logo added to “Finisher” certificate  

$2,500 - Alakai sponsor
Enough to provide two weeks of intensive outreach and COVID-19 screening to unsheltered homeless individuals across Oahu

Sponsor Benefits (Lokahi benefits plus…)

  • 4 additional race registrations and t-shirts (10 total)
  • Ability to email race registrants with information about your company (will be sent by IHS on your   behalf)


Sponsor Application: Homeward Bound 2020 Sponsor (fillable pdf)

Payment Information
For online transactions, please use the below form and email your sponsor application to:

Jill Wright
Director, Philanthropy and Community Relations
Email: jillw@ihshawaii.org
Office: (808) 447-2814

Please mail all physical checks and printed applications to:

Attn: Jill Wright 
The Institute for Human Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 17040
Honolulu, HI 96817

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