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9/8/11 at 04:43 PM 0 Comments

Feeding the hungry, one step at a time

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There is still time to follow through with your New Year's resolutions. Lace-up your sneakers, and register to participate in Food For The Poor's nationwide "5K Walk/Run For Hunger" at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach, Fla. on Sept. 24. The sixth annual fundraiser in Deerfield Beach, Fla. kick-starts events nationwide: Oct. 15 in Fort Mill, S.C., Nov. 12 in Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 19 in Miami, Fla., and April 7 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

"As the previous hometown of Food For The Poor, Deerfield Beach is proud to have been selected as the site for the kick-off of the national series of 5K fundraisers, which will promote healthy activities in support of the very worthy cause of fighting global hunger," said Deerfield Beach Mayor, Peggy Noland.

Prizes for fundraising through Dec. 1, 2011 will be awarded to individuals in each bracket:
-$5,000 and above – Fundraisers will receive their choice of an Apple iPad or 32' Flat Screen TV.
-$2,500 and above – Fundraisers will receive their choice of a Wii Fit or Kindle
-$1,000 and above – Fundraisers will receive their choice of a Portable DVD Player or Digital Camera.

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