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Tucson: Community Food Bank – Hunger Walk – March 13

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Tucson Community Food Bank – Hunger Walk – March 13

The Community Food Bank announces the Hunger Walk 2010 presented by Sol Casinos on Saturday, March 13, 2010 with registration at starting at 7 a.m. with the walk to begin at 8 a.m..  The event will start and finish in the Sam Lena Park at the Kino Community Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way (near Ajo and Country Club).

Walkers, lace up your walking shoes. You will have three options…
1) The Long Walk (three and one-half miles) around Sam Lena Park and the Community Food Bank.
2) The Short Walk (one mile) from Sam Lena Park to the Community Food Bank and return.
3) The Sleep In Option for those who don’t care to walk, but want to support the Community Food Bank.

This is truly a family-friendly event with clowns, entertainment and the University of Arizona Alumni Band.

100% of the proceeds from the Hunger Walk will benefit those in need during these difficult economic times.

The Hunger Walk registration fee for adults is $10 per person, children 12 and under are free. Each participant receives a T-shirt and water bottle. You may “Sleep-In” for a $20 donation and receive surprise gift.

To register for the Community Food Bank Hunger Walk, log onto the website or call (520) 622-0525 x 469.

Gold sponsors for Hunger Walk 2010 are Sam Levitz Furniture Company, Volk Company, University of Phoenix, Western Refining and Rush Trucks; Silver sponsor is Southwest Gas; Bronze sponsors are Southwest Energy and Copper sponsors are Able Refrigeration, Canyon Community Bank, Hirsh’s Shoes, Ludwig, Klewer & Company, Raging Sage Coffee Roasters, Research Corporation for Science Advancement and Silverbell Dental Care.  Media partners are Cox Communications, My Tucson TV 18 KTTU/Fox 11 KMSB and KVOI 1030 AM.

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