SECOND ANNUAL EASTERN CT WALK AGAINST HUNGER

A remarkable moment occurred during the pledge of allegiance before the fundraising walk began. Kids learn from a very young age about supporting important causes, feeding the hungry and helping others.  As they pledge allegiance to the United States, they are also pledging to keep our country strong through kindness and volunteerism.

Over 350 walkers on almost 50 teams participated in this fundraising walk to support the United Way/Gemma Moran food pantry in New London, CT. Together they raised over $25,000 to support the food pantry.

Enthusiasm and smiles are the most common thing that I see in kind people while they volunteer! It is amazing how happy they are, just from the simple act of giving!

Some walkers at the Walk against hunger dressed for the occasion!

For more information, please see below: http://www.uwsect.org/walk

 

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