More than 1,000 people are gathered for a 5K fundraiser Saturday to bring awareness to missing persons of color.

The "Hope Without Boundaries 5K Walk/Run is being held by the Black and Missing Foundation. About 1,500 people are taking part in the run/walk happening at the National Harbor.

Proceeds from the walk go to families of the missing, flyer distribution, financial support, victim recovery, and burial service assistance.

Organizers expect to raise $20,000 from the event.

To learn more about the walk visit: