Annual Walk to End Hunger goes virtual for first time, raises $200,000 for Minnesota nonprofits

28November 2020

Annual Walk to End Hunger goes virtual for first time, raises $200,000 for Minnesota nonprofits

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In a typical year, thousands of walkers would have filled the Mall of America on Thanksgiving Day for the annual Walk to End Hunger, raising money for Minnesota hunger relief organizations. But on Thursday, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the walk moved online for the first time in its 13 years, and fell short of its goal to raise $250,000. In all, $208,000 was donated to support nine organizations. “Due to the pandemic and civil unrest, food insecurity in Minnesota has never been greater,” Hunger Solutions Executive Director Colleen Moriarty said in a statement. “And, with winter imminent, the need…. See article below.

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Source: https://www.startribune.com/annual-walk-to-end-hunger-goes-virtual-for-first-time-raises-200-000-for-minnesota-nonprofits/573213751/

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