6/1/2024 @ 8 AM
Boerne Main Plaza
day of race registration @ 7 AM
Race Day Packet Pick Up 7 - 7:45 AM
Join us in raising awareness and funds to support the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. To participate as a runner, simply register and come out to the Main Plaza in the historic downtown Boerne on race day. Enjoy the scenic views of the beautiful Boerne river walk and stay to spend the day shopping at boutiques, dining at famous restaurants or exploring nature trails throughout the city.
The race will be fully deaf and hard-of-hearing accessible with live captioning and interpreters.
Aid the Silent is a Texas-based nonprofit that helps deaf and hard-of-hearing children and teens receive equal access to opportunity by providing financial assistance to enhance communication methods; gain access to education resources; and to improve their overall health, both mental and physical, that leads to individual growth socially, educationally and spiritually.
Aid the Silent strives for equality for the deaf community.
Educate the community and promote inclusion and acceptance through full accommodations and accessibility.
Provides financial assistance for communication resources such as hearing aids, assistive communication devices, sign language lessons, speech therapy, etc.
Financially assists deaf educators with classroom accommodations, supplies and equipment, outreach inclusion, and training and conference fees.
Provides funding of deaf youth camper fees, accessibility resources and bi-lingual counselors to faith-based camps. Provides for practical needs for families who are needing additional resources.
Hearing aids | FM systems | ASL lessons (family or individual) | Speech therapy | Accessibility Accommodations | Camping Experiences | Practical needs
Classroom Curriculum | Ongoing Deaf education | Loaner hearing aids | additional hearing equipment | Independent speech therapy | American Sign Language lessons | Field Trip Accommodations | Assistance with language acquisition and literacy
Aid the Silent assists children 0-22 (in high school) who have hearing loss through our Deaf Resources and Deaf Education programs. Through our Deaf Ministry program, we send youth between ages 10-18 years old to faith-based camps with full accommodations.