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Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

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


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2020 – News Archive


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 – $100,000 Goal – Well Within Reach

    The Need is Great – So, Fundraising Continues

    So far, more than 90% of the Hunger Hike goal has been reached. Won’t you please make a donation allowing LUM, Food Finders & St. Thomas Aquinas to continue to offer important food & nutrition programs?
    Here are 4 ways you can still help Hunger Hike reach the goal:

    1. Make a Donation NOW, click HERE
    2. Support a Hiker or Team, click HERE — then click the TEAM tab
    3. If you are fundraising and have a First Giving page or team — send out another appeal to your friends, click HERE
    4. Purchase Hunger Hike T-shirts – (1 for $10 2/$15 | 6/$30) – To get yours, email hungerhike@lumserve.org. While supplies last.

    Special THANKS to every donor, fundraiser, church, team, and event sponsor for your support. Let’s work together to reach $100,000 this year. And thanks.


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    The Official Hunger Hike 2019 T-Shirt

    Here is this year’s official Hunger Hike T-shirt.

    Everyone who raises more than $50 will be presented with a 2019 Hunger Hike T-shirt at check-in on Sunday, September 22 at Riehle Plaza. You can then wear it in pride knowing that YOU have made a difference in the Fight Against Hunger.

    It is not too late to start raising money for Hunger Hike — and secure your official 2019 T-shirt. Just go to the Hunger Hike website and get started today — hungerhike.org.

    Hot Dog Picnic – Clowns – Massages & More

    At Hunger Hike, there will be a Hot Dog Picnic with free hot dogs, bottled water & chips. Hunger Hike also includes clownsface paintingballoon animalsmassages, and voter registrationHunger Hike is thankful for the support of our many sponsors — including:

    • Printing – Instant Copy Printing, Lafayette
    • Bottled Water – Aqua Systems, Lafayette
    • Hot Dogs – Texas Roadhouse, Lafayette
    • Banners – Sign Art Etc., Lafayette
    • Trophies – Awards Unlimited, Inc., Lafayette
    • Massages – Essential Touch Massage, Lafayette
    • Face Painting & Balloon Animals – Smiles Unlimited Clown Ministry, Laffy-ette Chapter

    Please show your appreciation for our Hunger Hike event sponsors by supporting and thanking them.

    Music from RatPak’s “DJ Powder” Starts at Noon

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

    DJ Powder creates a fun, family friendly, festive environment during the kick-off of Hunger Hike.

    Join us THIS Sunday to enjoy music by DJ Powder of Rat Pak at the Hunger Hike kick-off event from Noon to 3:30 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).

    Co-Chairs — Purdue Coaches Versyp & Kucik

    The Hunger Hike 2019 honorary 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 set the bar high for their own work and their teams. They have a serious commitment to serving their community — especially in supporting food assistance and nutrition programs. You’ll get to meet them and the student-athletes on their teams as well as see a Purdue Crew team “shell.”

    Join us THIS Sunday to meet and hear remarks from Coaches Sharon Versyp & Dave Kucik at the Hunger Hike kick-off event at 1:45 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).

    Zumba Warm Up – Annual Hunger Hike Tradition

    One of the highlights of Hunger Hike each year is the Zumba warm-up presented by Studio b Dance & Fitness (downtown Lafayette). Zumba will follow the National Anthem. 

    Miss Brooke (studio owner) & Kasie (fitness instructor) will bring the Hunger Hike crowd to their feet with the annual Zumba warm-up. Studio b Dance & Fitness was recently recognized as the Small Business of the Year.

    Join us THIS Sunday to participate in our Zumba warm-up with Miss Brooke & Kasie at the Hunger Hike kick-off event at 1:20 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).

    Purdue Boilermaker Spirit at Hunger Hike

    In addition to the two Purdue coaches serving as 2019 honorary co-chairs (see below), Hunger Hike will also feature Purdue Pete, the Purdue Cheer team and the Boilermaker Special. The Purdue Cheer team will perform with Purdue Pete right before Zumba. Thanks to Purdue Athletics and the Purdue Reamer Club for their support.

    Join us THIS Sunday to see the Purdue Cheer team, to meet Purdue Pete and check out the Boilermaker Special at the Hunger Hike kick-off event from 1 – 2 p.m. (Riehle Plaza).

    Hunger Hike is THIS Sunday — Join the Cause

    Fighting Hunger with Our Hearts & Soles

    Hunger Hike is a fundraising event and also an exciting community event — THIS SUNDAY. It’s not too late to be a Participant!

    Hunger Hike is a family event for individuals & teams whose mission is to Raise Awareness & Make a Difference in the Fight Against Hunger. (And it’s Dog Friendly.) The traditional Hunger Hike 3K Walk is THIS Sunday (September 22) from Noon – 3:30 p.m. at Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette. There will be Zumba, DJ music, National Anthem, a Hot Dog Picnic, remarks & more!

    For additional information on Hunger Hike 2019, please visit our website at hungerhike.org.