7th Annual Walk to End Poverty
Saturday, May 19, 2012
9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
at Lake Merritt in Oakland
Envision an Alameda County where every woman, man and child leads a healthy, fulfilling life. To help create a groundswell to end poverty, join the 7thAnnual Walk to End Poverty on Saturday, May 19 at Lake Merritt in Oakland. The Walk to End Poverty is hosted by the Alameda County - Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP), in collaboration with United Way of the Bay Area, and is free to the public.
This event is a partnership between the City of Oakland and the County of Alameda to educate the public and bring awareness about the social issues that impact poverty throughout Alameda County.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Lake Merritt bandstand, across from the Garden Center at 666 Bellevue Ave. The walk starts promptly at 10 a.m.
The AC-OCAP board encourages people to organize a team of 10 advocates to walk and take a stand against poverty. Let your voice be heard, join the walk, and take the “Power of 10 Challenge.”
9 a.m. Registration begins
10 a.m. Walk begins
11 a.m. – 1:00p.m. Entertainment and community fair, including hands-on activities for children
Registration: Free to the public. Registration includes snacks, water, and lunch
Giveaways: Free t-shirt to first 600 people who bring a non-perishable food donation to the Alameda County Food Bank
Information: Call 510-238-2362 or visit www.OaklandCAP.org