Announcing the 4TH Annual
Buddhist Global Relief
Walk to Feed the Hungry
JOIN US IN SAN FRANCISCO OR SACRAMENTO!
1. SAN FRANCISCO
Event: San Francisco Walk to Feed the Hungry
Date: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
Check-in time: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Talk on history of Gold Mountain Monastery: 12:45 pm
Start walking: 1:00 pm
Location: Gold Mountain Monastery, Chinatown
800 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, California 94108
The purpose of the walk is to build awareness of world hunger and to raise funds for Buddhist Global Relief (BGR). BGR is a non-profit which raises money to provide relief to the poor and needy throughout the world.
Participants can join in or depart as they wish for the 3.8 mile walk. The walk wends its way though Japantown, stops at various temples, and ends up at the San Francisco Zen Center.
Register with the IWA team: www.firstgiving.com/BuddhistGlobalRelief/san-francisco. You can also donate online at this website.
A portion of the funds raised will benefit Martin de Porres House of Hospitality, a local organization which provides free food for the homeless.
For more information about Buddhist Global Relief, visit their website at BuddhistGlobalRelief.org.
For information about IWA’s participation in this event, contact JudithRoss7 at gmail dot com.
Event: Sacramento Walk to Feed the Hungry
Date: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Check-in time: 8:15 a.m. at 15th St. and Capital Ave. near the International World Peace Rose Garden
Start walking: 9:00 am
Location: Capitol Park and downtown Sacramento
Buddhist Global Relief is sponsoring many walks to feed the hungry as part of its mission “to provide relief to the poor and needy throughout the world regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, or religion.” The Sacramento walk will take place Thursday, October 24, at 900 am (starting in Capitol Park). For more information and to register or donate please follow this link: http://www.firstgiving.com/BuddhistGlobalRelief/sacramento. For more information about the walk please visit: http://www.karunabv.org/sacramento-walk-2013.html
A portion of the proceeds will go to Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.