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September 16, 2021 – Hunger Hike Kick Off Event – THIS Sunday


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Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

September 24, 2020 – Hunger Hike 2020 Crushed This Year’s Goal

September 17, 2020 – Hunger Hike is HERE – Livestream on SUNDAY

August 6, 2020 – LUM Camp 2020 Recap & More

September 10, 2020 – Hunger Hike, Double Your Donation & Interns

July 30, 2020 – News About Fall LUM Programs

July 16, 2020 – LUM Programs Persist & Thrive in 2020


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    Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

    October 1, 2019 – Texas Roadhouse Donates 20% to Hunger Hike


    September 26, 2019 – Hunger Hike 2019 – Spirited & Passionate Crowd

    September 19, 2019 – Hunger Hike is THIS Sunday — Join the Cause


    August 27, 2019 – Hunger Hike – Fighting Hunger with Heart & Sole

    August 27, 2019 – Become an Event Sponsor


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    Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

    May 19, 2022 – Hunger Hike – Needed Now More Than Ever


    September 16, 2021 – Hunger Hike Kick Off Event – THIS Sunday


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    Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

    December 15, 2017 – Second Year Hunger Hike Tops $110,000

    • Hunger Hike 2017 Raises $110,083

    October 21, 2017 – Hunger Hike – Dining for $$ – TODAY – ALL DAY

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    October 18, 2017 –  Hunger Hike – Dining for $$ – THIS SATURDAY

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    October 3, 2017 – Hunger Hike – Dining for $$

    • TOMORROW – Get Your Burrito at Chipotle

    September 26, 2017 – Hunger Hike – Dining for $$

    • THIS Thursday – Get Your Stir Fry at HuHOT
    • NEXT Wednesday – Get Your Burrito at CHIPOTLE
    • More – Dine Out for Hunger Hike – Dates
    • Volunteer at the Great Pumpkin Patch
    • Hunger Hike – Make a Difference TODAY

    September 22, 2017 – Hunger Hike – Dining for $$

    • TOMORROW – Get Your Fro-yo at RED MANGO
    • THURSDAY – Get Your Stir Fry at HuHOT
    • More – Dine Out for Hunger Hike – Dates
    • Volunteer at the Great Pumpkin Patch
    • Hunger Hike – Make a Difference TODAY

    September 19, 2017 – THIS WEEK – Hunger Hike – Dining for $$

    • THIS Thursday – Dine at Texas Roadhouse
    • THIS Saturday – Get Your Fro-yo at RED MANGO
    • More – Dine Out for Hunger Hike – Dates
    • Volunteer at the Great Pumpkin Patch
    • Hunger Hike – Make a Difference TODAY

    September 15, 2017 – Hunger Hike 25 is THIS WEEKEND

    • Hunger Hike 25 Weekend Schedule
    • Hunger Hike – Make a Difference TODAY
    • More Ways to Support HUNGER HIKE 2017
    • Volunteer at the Great Pumpkin Patch

    September 8, 2017 – Hunger Hike Countdown = 9 Days

    • Runners Needed – To Fight Hunger – HH5K Run
    • More Ways to Support HUNGER HIKE 2017
    • Dine Out for Hunger Hike – Save the Dates
    • Hunger Hike – Start Fundraising Today

    August 23, 2017 – Media Event TOMORROW (8/24, 10:50 a.m.)

    • Hunger Hike Celebrates 25th Anniversary & Purdue Coaches are On Board to Fight Hunger
    • More Hunger Hike Information

    August 21, 2017 – Hunger Hike 2017 – Get Started Today

    • Needed: Hikers, Walkers, Runner & Teams
    • 7 Things You Can Do NOW to Help
    • Hunger Hike’s Sponsoring Organizations

    August 11, 2017 – Countdown to Hunger Hike


    July 14, 2017 – Hunger Hike 2017 – Sunday, September 17


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    Hunger Hike 5K Run — Picture Perfect


    Running & Fighting Hunger – One Step at a Time

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    More than 60 runners and walkers participated in the 2018 Hunger Hike 5K Run this past Saturday. The Hunger Hike 5K Run is open to runners of all ages and abilities who share a goal: Fighting Hunger with their Hearts & Soles!

    It was sunny and cool — a picture perfect day for a race. The Hunger Hike 5K Run 2018 followed the beautiful, paved Cattail Trail Loop through West Lafayette and the scenic Celery Bog Nature Area — giving runners and walkers an opportunity to support three local organizations while enjoying a professionally timed 5K event.

    Pictured above L to R: Joe Micon, LUM executive director; Sheila Klinker, Indiana State Representative; Assemgul Bissenbina, #1 Female; Kyle Morales, #3 Female; Colin Frier, #1 Youth; Phoebe (Colin’s dog); Aauba Aditye, #1 Male; Sarah Sellers, #2 Female; Lucy Edmundson, #3 Youth; and Kenny McCleary, #2 Male.

    Thanks to our donors – Awards Unlimited, Panera Bread – West Lafayette, and Pay Less Super Market – West Lafayette.


    Hunger Hike QUICK LINKS:

    • Photos – Hunger Hike 5K Run; Photos – HH5K Run – Just the Runners
    • Results – HH5K by Category; Results – HH5K Overall
    • Photos – Hunger Hike Kick-off event & 3K Walk

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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 2018 — Mark Your Calendars


    Make This the Year that YOU Fight Hunger!


    Hunger Hike
    is a community fundraising event whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger —  locally, regionally, & globally. Hunger Hike is open to participants of all ages and abilities who share a common goal: Fighting Hunger! The details of the Hunger Hike events are as follows:

    Hunger Hike 3K Walk

    • Date: Sunday, September 16
    • Time: Noon – check-in; 2 p.m. – Hunger Hike 3K Walk starts
    • Place: Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette

    HH5K Run

    • Date: Saturday, September 15
    • Time: 8:00-8:45 a.m. check-in; 9:00 a.m. run starts
    • Place: Cattail Trail Loop, Celery Bog Nature Area, West Lafayette
    • Registration Cost: $30 includes T-Shirt

    Hunger Hike is a perfect fundraising event for your group — student organization, church group, civic group, team or family. Put together a Hunger Hike team and start raising money using our online fundraising site — or any other way you choose.

    All Hunger Hike proceeds directly support the Lafayette Urban Ministry food assistance programs including the St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry; Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.; and St. Thomas Aquinas’ Haitian Ministry. This is YOUR opportunity to support these outstanding local organizations while engaging in a meaningful and fun community event.


    We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:

    | Donate Online | Hunger Hike—Online Fundraising | HH5K Run Registration |


    If you are a company owner — you also may become a Hunger Hike sponsor. For more information on how to become 2018 Event Sponsor, email hungerhike@lumserve.org.


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    HH5K Run – 2016 Winners


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    On Saturday, September 17, local runners took part in the HH5K Run—the Race to Feed the Hungry—at Celery Bog Nature Area with start/finish on the Cattail Trail through the Celery
    Bog Nature Area. The rain cleared up just in time for the run, and it was a cool but cloudy morning — not a bad day for a race.


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    The HH5K Run winners are as follows:

    • Youth
      • 1st: Rob Burton
      • 2nd: Courtney Seger
    • Women
      • 1st: Katie Micon
      • 2nd: Lauren Harer
      • 3rd: Sarah Carignan
    • Men
      • 1st: Nick Burton
      • 2nd: Colin Williams
      • 3rd: Robby Stewart

    These runners supported these outstanding local organizations while enjoying a 5K event on a scenic trail.


    • HH5K Run RESULTS, click HERE
    • To view HH5K Run PHOTOS, click HERE.

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    Labor Day Weekend — To-Do List


    LogoHunger Hike events are just two weeks away — and a lot of exciting things are planned for the Kick-off event and the 5K run. Hunger Hike gives YOU a chance to have a positive impact on your community AND have some FUN too! There’s a live DJ, Zumba, face painting, balloon animals, clowns, the Boilermaker Special, Purdue Pete & cheerleaders — and hot dogs, chips & water when you return from the 3K walk/hike.

    Hunger Hike is also a wonderful team activity for your group. Each member raises money leading up to the big day — and the whole team gets together at Hunger Hike & celebrates their good work.


    It’s a long weekend — so use this time to get started — and here is how in 8 easy steps:Hunger Hike 2014 - BR - 153 (853x1280)

    1. Go to First Giving— www.firstgiving.com
    2. Sign in (or create an account if this is your first time)
    3. Go to www.firstgiving.com/hungerhike/2016
    4. Click “Register” — select “one” for yourself — and follow the steps
    5. Join a “Team” or “Create” a Team
    6. Confirm your Fundraising Page
    7. Email all of your contacts asking them to support you and Hunger Hike.
      You may simply email a message and the link to your fundraising page to all of your contacts —OR—upload your email addresses and let First Giving do the work for you.
    8. Finally. Watch the donations come in — for you, for your team and for Hunger Hike!

    If you choose to email your contacts outside of First Giving don’t forget to include the link to your fundraising page allowing your friends and family to donate to you online.


    Also for your convenience, here is a sample message you may use or modify:

    When I learned that millions of children go hungry, I decided to do something about it. I’m going to participate in the Greater Lafayette HUNGER HIKE and hope you will support me. I’m excited to be a part of this annual effort which raises funds for three nonprofits working to fight hunger locally, regionally & globally: Lafayette Urban Ministry, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. and the St. Thomas Aquinas Haiti Ministry. Any amount you can give will help! Please dig deep and donate through me online. Donating is simple, fast, secure and tax-deductible. Thank you for visiting my fundraising page. I really appreciate it. Together we will be helping hungry children and families. You can learn more by going to the Hunger Hike website(www.hungerhike.org). Thanks!


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    Call or email us if you need any help (765-423-2691 | hungerhike@lumserve.org).
    So — take a few minutes this long weekend and get started fundraising for Hunger Hike.


    We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger.

    | Donate Online | Hunger Hike—Online Fundraising | HH5K Run Registration |


    If you are a company owner — you also may become a Hunger Hike sponsor.
    For more information on how to become 2016 Event Sponsor, email hungerhike@lumserve.org.


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