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8 Days to Hunger Hike 2019 – Register TODAY

Benefits LUM Protein Food Pantry & More

There are only 8 DAYS to Hunger Hike.  Why not get started NOW?  Here’s what you need to know to begin raising money and “fighting hunger.” 

Hunger Hike is an annual community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally.  

Hunger Hike (Official Kick-off & 3K Walk) event details are as follows:

  • Sunday, September 22
  • Noon – Check-in & DJ music; 1 p.m. – Kick-off event begins; 1:15 p.m. – Zumba, Purdue Pete & Boilermaker Special; 2 p.m. – Hike starts; 3 p.m. – Hot Dog Picnic
  • Riehle Plaza, 2nd Street, Lafayette

 Hunger Hike is the perfect event for a team or group — church group, student organization, civic group or your family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our  online fundraising site  — or any other way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:


 |  REGISTER Online  | DONATE  | More Information —  hungerhike.org  | 


If you run and/or own a business — you also may become a  Hunger Hike Event Sponsor. If interested, email  hungerhike@lumserve.org  for more information.

37 Days to Hunger Hike 2019 – Register TODAY

Benefits LUM Protein Food Pantry & More

There are only 37 DAYS to Hunger Hike.  Why not get started NOW?  Here’s what you need to know to begin raising money and “fighting hunger.” 

Hunger Hike is an annual community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally.  

Hunger Hike (Official Kick-off & 3K Walk) event details are as follows:

  • Sunday, September 22
  • Noon – Check-in & DJ music; 1 p.m. – Kick-off event begins; 1:15 p.m. – Zumba, Purdue Pete & Boilermaker Special; 2 p.m. – Hike starts; 3 p.m. – Hot Dog Picnic
  • Riehle Plaza, 2nd Street, Lafayette

 Hunger Hike is the perfect event for a team or group — church group, student organization, civic group or your family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our  online fundraising site  — or any other way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:


 |  REGISTER Online  | DONATE  | More Information —  hungerhike.org  | 


If you run and/or own a business — you also may become a  Hunger Hike Event Sponsor. If interested, email  hungerhike@lumserve.org  for more information.

44 Days to Hunger Hike 2019 – Register TODAY

Benefits LUM Protein Food Pantry & More

There are only 44 DAYS to Hunger Hike.  Why not get started NOW?  Here’s what you need to know to begin raising money and “fighting hunger.” 

Hunger Hike is an annual community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally.  

Hunger Hike (Official Kick-off & 3K Walk) event details are as follows:

  • Sunday, September 22
  • Noon – Check-in & DJ music; 1 p.m. – Kick-off event begins; 1:15 p.m. – Zumba, Purdue Pete & Boilermaker Special; 2 p.m. – Hike starts; 3 p.m. – Hot Dog Picnic
  • Riehle Plaza, 2nd Street, Lafayette

 Hunger Hike is the perfect event for a team or group — church group, student organization, civic group or your family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our  online fundraising site  — or any other way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:


 |  REGISTER Online  | DONATE  | More Information —  hungerhike.org  | 


If you run and/or own a business — you also may become a  Hunger Hike Event Sponsor. If interested, email  hungerhike@lumserve.org  for more information.

59 Days to Hunger Hike 2019 – Register TODAY

Benefits LUM Protein Food Pantry & More
There are only 58 DAYS to Hunger Hike.  Why not get started NOW?  Here’s what you need to know to begin raising money and “fighting hunger.”
 
Hunger Hike is an annual community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally.  
Hunger Hike (Official Kick-off & 3K Walk) event details are as follows:
  • Sunday, September 22
  • Noon – Check-in & DJ music; 1 p.m. – Kick-off event begins; 1:15 p.m. – Zumba, Purdue Pete & Boilermaker Special; 2 p.m. – Hike starts; 3 p.m. – Hot Dog Picnic
  • Riehle Plaza, 2nd Street, Lafayette
 
Hunger Hike is the perfect event for a team or group — church group, student organization, civic group or your family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our  online fundraising site  — or any other way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:
 
|  REGISTER Online  | DONATE  | More Information —  hungerhike.org  |
 
If you run and/or own a business — you also may become a  Hunger Hike Event Sponsor. If interested, email  hungerhike@lumserve.org  for more information.

Introducing the Hunger Hike Keynote – Race Johnson


Purdue Football Alumnus to Give Keynote

Race Johnson, Purdue alumnus & former Boilermaker football player, will offer remarks to kick off this year’s Hunger Hike THIS Sunday, September 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Riehle Plaza (N 2nd Street, Lafayette). Throughout his life, Race has worked hard and has had a special commitment to serving his community as an individual, as an athlete and with his family and church — and he’s eager to share his story THIS Sunday.

Son of Bill & Jill Johnson, Race was born in Indianapolis and grew up in Carmel. Race has a younger brother, Steele, and younger sister, Hollyn. Steele is a diver at Purdue who has won four NCAA championships and a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics.

A high school athlete, Race joined the Purdue football team as a walkon in 2013. He was an Academic All-Big Ten player who played in three games in 2015, and eight games in 2016. Race earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Purdue University (West Lafayette) in May 2017. He is currently a member of the Lugar Real Estate Team in Indianapolis.

Join us THIS Sunday to meet Race and hear his remarks at the Hunger Hike kick-off event at 1:30 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).


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Introducing the Hunger Hike Co-chairs


Introducing the Hunger Hike 2018 Co-Chairs
Coach Sharon Versyp & Coach David Kucik

The Hunger Hike 2018 co-chairs are Purdue Coaches Sharon Versyp (women’s basketball) & Dave Kucik (men’s & women’s crew & rowing).

Coaches Versyp & Kucik are perfect ambassadors for Hunger Hike. Both have a high standard for their own work, hold their teams to a high standard and have a serious commitment to serving their community — especially in supporting food assistance and nutrition programs. As wonderful role models they will also be engaging the collegiate athletes on their teams in this Hunger Hike event.

Join us THIS Sunday to meet Coaches Sharon Versyp & Dave Kucik and hear their remarks at the Hunger Hike kick-off event at 1:30 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).


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Hunger Hike – Drinks, Snacks, Printing & More


Hunger Hike is fortunate to get the support of many sponsors. All of the printing, food & drink, massage services, banners & trophies at Hunger Hike have been donated. Here are some of our generous donors:

  • Printing – Instant Copy Printing, Lafayette
  • Bottled Water – Aqua Systems, Lafayette
  • Hot Dogs – Texas Roadhouse, Lafayette
  • Chips – Sam’s Club, Lafayette
  • Water, Bananas, Granola Bars – Pay Less Super Market, West Lafayette
  • Trophies – Awards Unlimited, Inc., Lafayette
  • Massages – Essential Touch Massage, Lafayette
  • Face Painting – Smiles Unlimited Clown Ministry, Laffy-ette Chapter
  • Banners – Sign Art Etc., Lafayette
  • Bagels – Panera Bread, West Lafayette
  • 5K Prizes (gift certificates) – Lafayette Brewing Co., Arni’s, Christos New City Grill, Wabash Landing 9, Digby’s Pub & Patio, Cafe Literato, Purdue Convocations

At Hunger Hike on Sunday, September 16, there will be free hot dogs, bottled water, face painting and massages. At the HH5K Run on Saturday, September 15, there will be bagels, bananas, granola bars & bottled water available for all of the 5K run participants . Please thank our Hunger Hike sponsors by visiting them soon. For more information on Hunger Hike 2018, go to hungerhike.org.


Fighting Against Hunger with all of our Hearts & Soles!


| Hunger Hike – Kick-off Event | Sunday, September 16 |
| Riehle Plaza | 2 p.m. |
| HH5K Run | Saturday, September 15 |
| Celery Bog Nature Area | 9 a.m. |

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Hunger Hike features RatPak’s “DJ Powder”


DJ Powder from Rat Pak Mobile DJs will emcee and provide dance music at Hunger Hike 2018.

DJ Powder creates a fun, family friendly environment during registration and leading up to the kick-off of Hunger Hike from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 16 at Riehle Plaza.

Please join us and enjoy the music presented by DJ Powder of Rat Pak — and to support Hunger Hike — Fighting Hunger with our whole Hearts & Soles. For more information on Hunger Hike 2018, go to hungerhike.org.


Fighting Against Hunger with all of our Hearts & Soles!


| Hunger Hike – Kick-off Event | Sunday, September 16 |
| Riehle Plaza | 2 p.m. |
| HH5K Run | Saturday, September 15 |
| Celery Bog Nature Area | 9 a.m. |

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“Studio b” Brings Zumba to Hunger Hike



Miss Brooke (studio owner) & Kasie (fitness instructor) from Studio b Dance & Fitness (downtown Lafayette) will once again bring the Hunger Hike crowd to its feet with the annual Zumba warm-up. Studio b Dance & Fitness which opened in 2014 has dance & fitness classes as well as a competitive dance team — and was recently recognized as the Small Business of the Year.

One of the highlights of Hunger Hike each year is Zumba presented by Studio b. The Zumba warm-up will follow the National Anthem on Sunday, September 16 at 1:20 p.m. at Riehle Plaza. Please join us to participate in our Zumba warm up with Miss Brooke & Kasie — and to support Hunger Hike — Fighting Hunger with our whole Hearts & Soles. For more information on Hunger Hike 2018, go to hungerhike.org.


Fighting Against Hunger with all of our Hearts & Soles!


| Hunger Hike – Kick-off Event | Sunday, September 16 |
| Riehle Plaza | 2 p.m. |
| HH5K Run | Saturday, September 15 |
| Celery Bog Nature Area | 9 a.m. |

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Countdown to Hunger Hike


Get Started Today — Go to www.hungerhike.org

Hunger Hike is only 5 weeks away. Now would be a perfect time to create a Team for your church or organization — and begin raising money for Hunger Hike. This year is our 25th anniversary, so we hope you’ll want to be a part of it. Go to www.hungerhike.org for more information.

It would also be very helpful if you would spread the word and encourage your members to participate. A lot of promotional materials are available on the Hunger Hike website, including fliers, bulletin inserts, poster, postcards, logos and an article for your newsletter and bulletin. Click HERE to get all of the Hunger Hike promo goodies.


| Hunger Hike | Sunday, September 17 | Riehle Plaza | 2 p.m. |


Thanks in advance for your support of Hunger Hike. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email hungerhike@lumserve.org or call 765-423-2691. Join us in the Fight Against Hunger locally, regionally & globally.

Hunger Hike relies on dozens of volunteers for the Hunger Hike and the HH5K Run. Needs are as follows:

For more information or to sign up, go to ww.hungerhike.org/volunteer


HH5K Run — Saturday, September 16
  • 9 a.m. – Cattail Trail Loop, Celery Bog Nature Area, West Lafayette
  • (Parking at White Horse Christian Center, 1780 Cumberland Avenue)

Hunger Hike 3K Walk — Sunday, September 17

  • 2 p.m. – Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette

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