The Cranston Herald features Mayor Allan Fung, Representative Robert B. Lancia, and members of RI SVDP Next Gen members leading the 9th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Check out the article below online. ...
On Aug. 25, approximately 300 people of all ages came together for the ninth annual Friends of the Poor Walk to benefit The Society of St. Vincent de Paul. It was the second time the walk has been held in
This Sunday September 25th, take a Step Towards Ending Poverty (STEP) at Garden City Center with SVDP Rhode Island! The event starts with a one-mile walk around the shopping center, followed by music, food samples, family games and other activities at the gazebo.
Donations of non-perishables, clothing and toiletries will also be gratefully accepted. Each person who donates will be entered into a raffle to be held that day – join us for this important community event! #CranstonRI #EndPoverty
September 25, 2016, 10:00am - September 25, 2016, 1:00pm
Take a Step Towards Ending Poverty!
Walk with us - A 1 mile walk around Garden City Center to raise awareness and funds for Rhode Islanders in need.
FOLLOWING THE WALK, AT THE GAZEBO
JOIN US FOR MUSIC, FOOD SAMPLINGS,
FAMILY GAMES AND ACTIVITIES!
Bring non-perishable foods, clothing, and new toiletries to donate to our Necessities Drive throughout the morning of the Walk! Each person who donates will be entered into a raffle to be held that day!
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit volunteer organization with the mission of helping people create their own pathways to independence by assisting them with basic human needs such as food, clothing, shelter, and utilities while guiding them towards a self-sufficiency. Every penny raised from this walk goes directly back to helping our friends in need in our local community!
Our 9th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk was a success! Thank you to everyone who joined us, supported us, or helped us in any way! Keep your eyes open for more pictures!! #FOPWalk2016 #SVDPRI #Cranston #RhodeIsland ...