Do you ever hear about poverty and become overwhelmed with the feeling that you can't help? Well this month, all you need to do is go for a stroll.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a charity activist organization affiliated with , is holding their Friends of the Poor Walk on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at
The walk is a nationwide effort launched in 2008 in order to provide a visible campaign against poverty. Last year, the walk gathered more than 17,000 walkers nationwide and raised more than $1.4 million.
To register to walk or make a pledge, visit www.stmikesvdp.org.
Money raised may be used for home visits, disaster relief, food pantries, housing assistance, job assistance, prescription drugs and other expenses for those suffering in poverty.