The CW50 Street Team walked to help end hunger in Southeast Michigan. This was the 34th Annual Hunger Walk and its first time at the Wisner Memorial Stadium in Pontiac. The Lighthouse of Oakland County is an organization which helps the people who are in need of basic necessities. They put the event together to create awareness about hunger and get donations from the walk’s participants.
Rick David, the CEO of Lighthouse said, “Hunger remains an issue in Oakland County, Southeast Michigan and Michigan.” He believes that they are part of the solution. Alan Carter, a volunteer of the event said, “It’s great to be a part of a good cause.”READ MORE: Metro Detroit Women, Linda Orlans and Carla Walker-Miller, Honored in Southeastern Michigan Business Hall of Fame
The event not only allowed people to walk and run 5K but it also had food, games, and a bounce house for the kids. The Hunger Walk 2016 brought in families from all over Oakland County.READ MORE: Detroit Extended Season For Ice Skating at Campus Martius Park
If you want to learn more about Lighthouse of Oakland County, visit their website at http://www.lighthouseoakland.org.MORE NEWS: Henry Ford Health Says Over Almost 130,000 COVID-19 Vaccines Have Been Given Since December
The CW50 Street Team looks forward to next year’s Hunger Walk. We’ll make sure to bring our non-perishable food to help end hunger in the Metro Detroit area.