February 16: St. Margaret's House Winter Walk

Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at 1:30pm., St. Margaret’s House is hosting their fourteenth annual Winter Walk. Through this one mile walk, St. Margaret’s House raises awareness of the women and children who walk to access our services, no matter the weather.

The Walk will take place on Sunday, February 16th. It begins in the lobby of the County City Building (227 West Jefferson Blvd, at the corner of Lafayette Blvd.) and ends at St. Margaret's House (177 North Lafayette Blvd.).On-site registration opens at 1:30pm and the one mile walk begins at 2:30.

Online pre-registration is available at http://www.stmargaretshouse.org/ or walkers can simply bring registration forms on the day of the Winter Walk. Walkers can ask family, friends and co-workers to sponsor them. Prizes will be given to those with the most contributions and to teams with the most walkers.

About St. Margaret’s House

St. Margaret’s House is a day center committed to the gospel value of hospitality as reflected in Matthew 25: 

“I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing,  I was sick and you took care of me…” 

St. Margaret's House improves the lives of women and children by providing individual attention to their immediate needs, breaking the bonds of isolation and helping them acquire skills to better their lives.  Through a philosophy of shared ownership in St. Margaret's House, guests become empowered by participating in planning and decision making.  For more information, visit www.stmargaretshouse.org.

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