Q&A with Joanna King, Marketing and PR for The Good Samaritan Center

November 15, 2018


How long has the Good Samaritan Center been in Jackson?

The Good Samaritan Center has been in Jackson since 1972, helping families and individuals in emergency crisis situations. 


How long has 12K’s for the Holidays been going on?

2018 marks the 9th year of Good Samaritan’s 12K’s for the Holidays race. This will be the first year that the race has been hosted at The Cedars in Fondren. 


Approximately how many people do you expect to participate?

This year, we estimate that we will have close to 600 participants.


How many people does it take to put on this event?

The 12K’s for the Holidays event takes about 100 volunteers to put on the day of the event, not to mention countless others who help with prep work leading up to event day!


What will the funds raised through the 12K’s for the Holidays go toward?

Funds raised by Good Samaritan’s 12K’s for the Holidays event go to assist families in need of a helping hand with gifts and a holiday meal at Christmas.

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Jackson, MS 39201


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Jackson, MS 39215

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