INDIANAPOLIS — The Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash celebrated 20 years on Thanksgiving Day in Broad Ripple.
People had the option of doing the 4.5-mile or 2.45-mile course.
All of the proceeds will help Wheeler Mission serve those experiencing homelessness.
One of those is Cameron Owens. He has been at Wheeler for about six months.
"I was in the hospital for seven days. I was homeless. I got here by trying to kill myself. And I've been living a changed life by the grace of God," Owens said.
He told 13News, Wheeler Mission saved his life.
"I didn't have a relationship with God prior to coming here. And being here has as showed me that there's people here that care that really want to change lives," Owens said.
2022 Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash
He said his story is just one of the thousands Wheeler has helped. That's why he is asking people to support the Drumstick Dash.
"There's a lot of people that need love and and fellowship with each other. The community – when when we all come together as one – it works out for the best for us," Owens said.
WTHR is proud to be the media sponsor of the Drumstick Dash.