9:00 am09:00


  • Edwin Warner Park

Let's hike together Saturday, April 22nd at Edwin Warner Park to give better health for the children at RTRA!

Hike2Heal is a 5K benefit to promote healthcare for the students at Raise the Roof Academy in Uganda. This 5K benefit will allow healthcare to be provided in the form of immunizations, antimalarial treatment, and preventative treatment for the students and staff of the school. By the end of 2017, we are expected to reach 1,000 students.

  • Age-Based Pricing appears as you register. Children 5 and under are free, children 6-16 are $10. Age 17 and up are $30, and then increases to $35 March 1st.
  • Race cost and general donations are tax-deductible, and 100% goes directly to the medical clinic.
  • Hike2Heal t-shirts are included for all participants 6 and over.
  • Children 5 and under run free with no t-shirt. However, t-shirts for children, or additional t-shirts, will be available for purchase on 4/23/2017 for $15.
  • Pre-race packet pick-up Friday, April 21st, 7am-6pm @ Blakemore UMC, 3601 West End Ave
  • Walk-up registration and check-in will open at 8 AM 4/22/2017.
  • Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome!
  • Rain or Shine, we will be there!
  • Age category prizes for male and female, and overall 1st male and female.
  • After the race, stick around for prizes, kid’s zone, dog show, music, and food!
  • Want to support this event but cannot attend? Be a "Virtual Runner". Your donation supports the medical clinic at Raise the Roof Academy in Uganda, which helps the children in our program!
2017 Uganda Mission
Jul 11

2017 Uganda Mission

  • Raise the Roof Academy Uganda

Visit your sponsored child and the school you helped build! Use your career skills as a teacher, nurse, contractor, business leader, doctor, pastor, chef, and more, to be a part of impacting change. It will be an experience you will never forget!

Our 2017 Uganda Mission Team is now forming.  Go to RTRA Trips for more details and to fill out the application form.

Raise the Roof Academy Vision Dinner
6:00 pm18:00

Raise the Roof Academy Vision Dinner

  • Rocketown

The Raise the Roof Academy Board is excited to invite you to join in celebrating 11 years of impact, growth, community relationships, and innovation! 

Guests will learn how Raise the Roof Academy has helped thousands of children receive a quality education, and has been transforming the villages we work in, for a more sustainable future.

Your support is crucial! Raise the Roof Academy’s Vision Dinner will bring together hundreds of individuals with a goal to raise support for the children and the continued growth of our campus in Bwasandeku, Uganda.

We would be honored to add your name to our list of Table Hosts for this event. Click here to sign up to be a Table Host. A Table Host invites 9 other people to join them at their table of 10.

RSVP for the dinner here and we will mail you your invitation with details. This is not a ticketed event, but we do request that you RSVP with your Table Host, or as an individual.