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Walk to Fight Hunger
September 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Lowcountry Food Bank announced today a family-friendly event that aims to bring awareness to hunger issues in coastal South Carolina and raise funds for Lowcountry Food Bank programs, including Senior Meals, Childhood Hunger programs, and fresh produce options for the community.
The Lowcountry Food Bank Walk to Fight Hunger, presented by Charles River, will take place on Sunday, September 19 at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. Individuals, companies, civic groups, schools, and churches are encouraged to put together fundraising walk teams and celebrate with the community at the event.
A variety of corporate sponsorship levels and volunteer opportunities are available.
“Food insecurity among children in the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina the Lowcountry Food Bank serves rose 38% between 2019 and 2020 with more than 55,000 children who don’t know where their next meal is coming from,” said Nick Osborne, Lowcountry Food Bank President & CEO. “The rise in food insecurity among adults in the Lowcountry rose 29% between 2019 and 2020, representing more than 185,000 people who struggle with hunger,” he said.
For more information, please contact Heather Perry, Lowcountry Food Bank Director of Fundraising at [email protected] or 843-747-8146, ext. 162.