2015 Harvest Run for Hunger 5K race supports Second Harvest Food Bank


SPRINGFIELD – The 2015 Harvest Run for Hunger 5K Run and Family Walk, benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank, will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Buck Creek State Park, Hickory Knoll Pavilion, 1976 Buck Creek Lane in Springfield.

“One in six of our neighbors suffers food insecurity right here in our own communities,” said Tyra Jackson, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Clark, Champaign and Logan Counties. “That’s too many seniors, families and children going hungry to ignore. We can all be part of the effort to ending hunger together. Join in the race against hunger by participating in the Harvest Run for Hunger.”

Registration is $25 now through Race Day. Premier Sponsor for this event is Excel Sports Medicine a program of Community Mercy Health Partners.

To register on-line visit http://www.speedy-feet.com/race-entry.php?id=1308. To download a paper registration visit http://www.springfieldshfb.org/ or call Rosemary Bradley at 937.325.8715, ext. 133 for more information.

About Second Harvest

Second Harvest Food Bank of Clark, Champaign and Logan Counties, a program of Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio and member of Feeding America, serves the tri-county community by sourcing, collecting, storing and distributing over 6 million pounds of food to 72 non-profit member agencies that feed the hungry directly. Second Harvest is focused on providing healthy, nutritious food to those struggling with hunger through innovative programs such as senior food initiatives and mobile pantry distributions.

Organization provides food to Champaign, Logan and Clark counties

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Submitted by the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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