With less than a week to go, I'd like to once again ask you to donate to the 40th Walk for Hunger. This is my fourth year walking, and right now, I'm only $30 away from my personal fundraising goal. Please think about donating, even if it's just $5. It's for a great cause, and part of why I support it is that it impacts my own local area; Project Bread operates out of my neighborhood, just a few blocks from my house. Here's the official letter:
On Sunday, May 4, I will be participating in Project Bread's 40th Walk for Hunger. This year's event is an especially important one, and I hope that you will support me! This year, there is a lot to celebrate. For 40 years, caring people from every background, united in the spirit of helping others, have come together to take part in this wonderful tradition to help feed hungry families in their communities. And there is a lot we still need to do.
Project Bread's 2007 Status Report on Hunger showed us that hunger is on the rise in Massachusetts, and there is a greater gap between the rich and poor here than almost anywhere else in the country. The need has never been greater. I'm walking because I know that there are hungry people in Massachusetts, and that I can help them through The Walk for Hunger.
The money that I raise by walking the 20-mile route will directly help hungry people. Funds raised through the Walk support more than 400 emergency food programs in 126 communities in Massachusetts. Visit my personal Walk Webpage to learn more. From there, you can donate to me, or sign up to Walk with me! Thank you for considering sponsoring me, and for your support of hungry people. Use the link below to visit my personal Walk Webpage and help me reach my goal.