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Hunger Hike – News & Updates:

September 18, 2018 – Hunger Hike 2018 – Beautiful Weekend for a Hike

September 10, 2018 – Hunger Hike is THIS Sunday — Join the Cause

September 4, 2018 – Hunger Hike 2018 Teams Up with Purdue Coaches

August 14, 2018 – Hunger Hike – Fighting Hunger with Heart & Sole

  • Hunger Hike 2018 Needs YOUR Support – Letter from Joe Micon

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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

  • Panda Express

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

  • Panda Express

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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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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Quotes about Hunger

  • Hunger is not an issue of charity. It is an issue of justice. ~ Jacques Diouf
  • A hungry man can’t see right or wrong. He just sees food. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  • 35 million people in the U.S. are hungry or don’t know where their next meal is coming from, and 13 million of them are children. If another country were doing this to our children, we’d be at war. ~ Jeff Bridges
  • Food is our common ground. ~ James Beard
  • A hundred years from now it will not matter what your bank account was, the sort of house you lived in, or the kind of clothes you wore, but the world may be much different because you were important in the life of a child. ~ Author Unknown
  • A hungry man is not a free man. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson
  • This is the first generation in all of recorded history that can do something about the scourge of poverty. We have the means to do it. We can banish hunger from the face of the earth. ~ Hubert Humphrey
  • Food is national security. Food is economy. It is employment, energy, history. Food is everything. ~ José Andrés
  • America is the richest country in the world. And yet tonight, thousands of your neighbors will go to bed hungry. It may be your child’s schoolmate who is undernourished and has difficulty learning on an empty stomach. Or it could be a co-worker, a working mother whose low-wage job doesn’t make ends meet. Perhaps it’s an elderly neighbor who has to make a decision whether to delay filling a prescription or buying groceries. The faces of hunger are as broad as the faces of America. ~ David Nasby, General Mills
  • As we talk about those who are starving in countries abroad, we have indeed all of the elements of a third world nation within our own borders. ~ Rep. Floyd Flake
  • Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. ~ Mother Teresa
  • Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve. ~ Jonathan Sacks, Jewish scholar
  • Eating alone is a disappointment. But not eating matter more, is hollow and green, has thorns like a chain of fish hooks, trailing from the heart, clawing at your insides. Hunger feels like pincers, like the bite of crabs; it burns, burns, and has no fur. Let us sit down soon to eat with all those who haven’t eaten; let us spread great tablecloths, put salt in lakes of the world, set up planetary bakeries, tables with strawberries in snow, and a plate like the moon itself from which we can all eat. For now I ask no more than the justice of eating. ~ Pablo Neruda, Chilean Poet
  • Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. ~ Saint Augustine
  • For now I ask no more than the justice of eating. ~ Pablo Neruda, Chilean Poet, Nobel Prize Winner
  • God, to those who have hunger, give bread, and to us who have bread, give the hunger for justice. ~ Prayer from Latin America
  • Growing numbers of corporate executives are aware of the inextricable link between the well being of our families and the well-being of our nation. Nowhere is this link manifest so strongly as with the problem of hunger. ~ Arnold Hiatt, Chair of the Stride Rite Foundation
  • Hunger is actually the worst weapon of mass destruction. It claims millions of victims each year. ~ Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil
  • Hunger is not a problem. It is an obscenity. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank
  • Hunger makes a thief of any man. ~ Pearl S. Buck
  • I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for the minds and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • I hope someday we will be able to proclaim that we have banished hunger in the United States, and that we’ve been able to bring nutrition and health to the whole world. George McGovern
  • I never look at the masses as my responsibility. I look at the individual. I can love only one person at a time. I can feed only one person at a time. Just one, one, one. ~ Mother Teresa
  • I went to bed hungry many nights as a child. It was a Dream that dressed me up when I was ragged, and it was a Dream that filled me up when I was hungry. Now it’s my Dream to see that no child in this world ever goes hungry, certainly not here in America, the most bountiful country in the world. We can do better…we must! ~ Dolly Parton
  • If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. ~ John F. Kennedy
  • If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger. ~ Buzz Aldrin
  • If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. ~ Mother Teresa
  • If you want to eliminate hunger, everybody has to be involved. ~ Bono
  • In this country that grows more food than any other nation on this earth, it is unthinkable that any child should go hungry. ~ Sela Ward
  • Investment in the eradication of hunger today is a good business decision. If we fail to make this investment, it is doubtful that we can sustain healthy economic growth. Without this investment, our nation may disintegrate into a country sharply divided between those who have enough to eat and those who do not. ~ Alan G. Hassenfeld, Chair & CEO of Hasbro, Inc.
  • It is important for people to realize that we can make progress against world hunger, that world hunger is not hopeless. The worst enemy is apathy. ~ Reverend David Beckmann, president of Alliance to End Hunger
  • It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them. ~ George Eliot
  • Make us worthy, Lord, to serve those throughout the world who live and die in poverty or hunger. Give them, through our hands, this day their daily bread; and by our understanding love, give peace and joy. Amen. ~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta
  • Most of our citizenry believes that hunger only affects people who are lazy or people who are just looking for a handout, people who don’t want to work, but, sadly, that is not true. Over one-third of our hungry people are innocent children who are members of households that simply cannot provide enough food or proper nutrition. And to think of the elderly suffering from malnutrition is just too hard for most of us. Unlike Third World nations, in our country the problem is not having too little – it is about not caring enough! Write your elected representatives and promote support for the hungry. ~ Erin Brokovich
  • My motto in life is ‘If you think it, you can do it’ and if we all apply that thought we can end hunger the world over. ~ Dionne Warwick
  • Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception. ~ George Orwell
  • One in four kids in the U.S. faces hunger. ~ Jeff Bridges
  • One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp. ~ Jeff Bridges
  • Others have questioned if hunger exists in our country; I can tell you that hunger does exist in this country. For many adults and children, going to sleep hungry is not a threat; it’s a regular occurrence. And it must end. ~ Former USDA Secretary Mike Espy
  • Pay attention to the hungry, both in this country and around the world. Pay attention to the poor. Pay attention to our responsibilities for world peace. We are our brother’s keeper… ~ George McGovern
  • Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. ~ Jonathan Kozol
  • Recent research shows that many children who do not have enough to eat wind up with diminished capacity to understand and learn. Children don’t have to be starving for this to happen. Even mild undernutrition – the kind most common among poor people in America – can do it. ~ Carl Sagan, Cornell University
  • Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. ~ Muhammad Ali
  • Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn’t have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted… but I had that hunger for more. I didn’t always make the right choices, but I learned from my mistakes. ~ Curtis Jackson
  • The big majority of Americans, who are comparatively well-off, have developed an ability to have enclaves of people living in the greatest misery almost without noticing them. ~ Gunnar Myrdal
  • The day that hunger is eradicated from the earth, there will be the greatest spiritual explosion the world has ever known. Humanity cannot imagine the joy that will burst into the world on the day of that great revolution. ~ Federico Garcia Lorca, Spanish poet and dramatist
  • The fact is that there is enough food in the world for everyone. But tragically, much of the world’s food and land resources are tied up in producing beef and other livestock–food for the well off–while millions of children and adults suffer from malnutrition and starvation. ~ Dr.Walden Bello, 2003 Right Livelihood Award winner
  • The first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind. Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world. ~ Norman Borlaug, biologist and humanitarian
  • The god of love lives in a state of need. It is a need. It is an urge. It is a homeostatic imbalance. Like hunger and thirst, it’s almost impossible to stamp out. ~ Plato
  • The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. ~ Mother Teresa
  • The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • The victims of social injustice, since time eternal, have always been without the resources and the ability to fight back. They are defenseless and voiceless. Thee sad aspect of social injustice is that the defenseless and voiceless are the ones who most need a defense and a strong, vibrant voice. ~ Tommy Makem, Irish folk musician
  • The war against hunger is truly mankind’s war of liberation. ~ John F. Kennedy
  • There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry. ~ Ed Asner
  • There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies. ~ Sir Winston Churchill
  • There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed. ~ Mohandas Gandhi
  • To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one’s responsibility as a free man. ~ Alan Paton
  • Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity. ~ Albert Camus
  • True evangelical faith, cannot lie dormant, it clothes the naked, it feeds the hungry, it comforts the sorrowful, it shelters the destitute, it serves those that harm it, it binds up that which is wounded, it has become all things to all creatures. ~ Menno Simons, Founder of the Mennonites
  • Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way. ~ Les Brown
  • We are a country that prides itself on power and wealth, yet there are millions of children who go hungry every day. It is our responsibility, not only as a nation, but also as individuals, to get involved. So, next time you pass someone on the street who is in need, remember how lucky you are, and don’t turn away. ~ Lesley Boone, actress and social activist
  • We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry. ~ Jimmy Carter
  • We must act together, as a united people… For the birth of a new world. Let there be justice for all. Let there be peace for all. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. ~ Patricia Young, World Food Day Coordinator
  • When people were hungry, Jesus didn’t say, “Now is that political, or social?” He said, “I feed you.” Because the good news to a hungry person is bread. ~ Desmond Tutu
  • When you are hungry, you can’t think about anything else. ~ Juana Janie Mendez, 17
  • When you sit in council, think not of yourselves not even of your generation. Think of those yet unborn, even unto the seventh generation, making all decisions with those generations in mind. ~ The Iroquois Confederacy cir. 1000 c.e.
  • Working at the Food Bank with my kids is an eye-opener. The face of hunger isn’t the bum on the street drinking Sterno; it’s the working poor. They don’t look any different, they don’t behave any differently, they’re not really any less educated. They are incredibly less privileged, and that’s it. ~ Mario Batali

2016 – News Archive


2016 – LUM eNewsletters


September 27, 2016 – More Ways to Fight Hunger

September 22, 2016 – Hunger Hike Highlights (PDF)

September 16, 2016 – THIS Weekend – Hunger Hike (PDF)

  • It’s Not Too Late – Get Involved Today
  • Schedule of Events
  • HH5K Run Needs Runners TOMORROW
  • 2 Days to  Fundraising Success

September 14, 2016 – US Olympian to Keynote Hunger Hike (PDF)

September 13, 2016 – 4 Days Until Hunger Hike 2016 (PDF)

  • HH5K Run – Come Run with Us & Fight Hunger
  • Hunger Hike is Puppy-Friendly
  • Hunger Hike is a Family Event
  • ZUMBA – Join Us for the Zumba Warm-up
  • DONATE directly to Hunger Hike — click HERE
  • Be a Hunger Hike FUNDRAISER —Register HERE
    — create a fundraising page, get pledges and donations, then Hike
  • RUN in the HH5K Run on Saturday, Sept. 17 — Sign Up HERE
  • Donate to a Hiker or Hunger HikeTEAM — click HERE
  • For MORE information aboutHunger Hike events — click HERE
  • VOLUNTEER at Hunger Hike & HH5K Run — click HERE

September 9, 2016 – Only 8 Days Till Hunger Hike 2016 (PDF)

  • DONATE directly to Hunger Hike — click HERE
  • Be a Hunger Hike FUNDRAISER —Register HERE
    — create a fundraising page, get pledges and donations, then Hike
  • RUN in the HH5K Run on Saturday, Sept. 17 — Sign Up HERE
  • Donate to a Hiker or Hunger HikeTEAM — click HERE
  • For MORE information aboutHunger Hike events — click HERE
  • VOLUNTEER at Hunger Hike & HH5K Run — click HERE

September 7, 2016 – Excitement Is Building (PDF)

  • 11 Days to Hunger Hike Kick-Off
  • Become a Hunger Hike Fundraiser in 8 Easy Steps
  • HH5K Run — Run for Hunger
  • Thank You—Hunger Hike Event Sponsors
  • Be a Hunger Hike HERO
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?

September 1, 2016 – Get Involved with LUM (PDF)

  • Hunger Hike—Positive Impact & Fun Too
  • Hunger Hike—Volunteers Opportunities
  • LUM Immigration Clinic Seeks Volunteers
  • LUM After School Program Needs Volunteers
  • Help with Upcoming Holidays at LUM
  • More LUM Volunteer Opportunities

August 30, 2016 – Get Engage & Fight Hunger (PDF)

  • Hunger Hike Co-chairs Kick Off Fundraising
  • Now is the Time — To Start Fundraising
  • HH5K Run — Join the Race to Feed Families
  • Be a Hunger Hike Hero
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?

August 23, 2016 – Hunger Hike 2016 (PDF)


January 7, 2016 – Hunger Hike Raises $101,282 (PDF)

  • Hunger Hike 2015 Exceeds Fundraising Goal
  • LUM Shelter Volunteer Opportunities
  • Turkey Trot 2015 – Raises $11,500 for LUM
  • Exchange Club Donates $500 to LUM Camp
  • Become a Tax Volunteer – Make a Difference

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Hunger Hike Updates & Announcements


Hunger Hike Updates on construction, new 5K route, honorary co-chairs & event sponsors


HH logo 2014 SQ no borderWest Lafayette, IN – Hunger Hike 2015 is coming up quickly — and a lot has happened in the last few days. Please join us for this Media Event to hear updates on construction, new 5K route, honorary co-chairs & event sponsors. Details are as follows:

  • Date: Tuesday, September 8
  • Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Place: Riehle Plaza, N 2nd Street, Lafayette

The Hunger Hike updates which will be announced are as follows:

  • CONSTRUCTION – Due to new construction schedules on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge, the Hunger Hike 3K Walk route has been changed. The Hunger Hike Kick-off event will remain at our traditional location — Riehle Plaza, Lafayette (Sunday, September 20).
  • HONORARY CO-CHAIRS – 2015 Co-chairs will offer remarks and be available for 2013-09-15-hungerhike2013-059-2questions and one-on-one interviews
    • Sharon Versyp, Purdue Women’s Basketball head coach
    • David Kucik, Purdue Rowing & Crew Team head coach
    • Dave Shondell, Purdue Volleyball head coach
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run – Saturday, September 19
    • Hunger Hike is the FIRST official 5K Run on the NEW Cattail Trail Loop in West Lafayette. Mayor John Dennis & Janet Fawley, West Lafayette Parks & Recreation Department Superintendent will make remarks and be available to answer questions.
    • CELEBRITY RUNNERS – Announcement of the HH 5K Run celebrity runners
      • Joe Micon, executive director, LUM
      • Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, OP – pastor/director of campus ministries, St. Thomas Aquinas Center, West Lafayette
      • Shamus, co-host of the K105 Shamus & Annie Show
      • Rev. Bradley Pace, pastor, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette
  • EVENT SPONSORS — Gold & Silver Level event sponsors will be announced. To date those include Alcoa, Inc., Bison Financial Group, and Evonik Corporation – Tippecanoe Laboratories.

Representatives from the three sponsoring organizations, Lafayette Urban Ministry, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. & St. Thomas Aquinas Center,  will be available for questions and one-on-one interviews.


For more information on Hunger Hike 2015, please visit our website at www.hungerhike.org.


benefactors horizontalContacts:
Joe Micon
Executive Director
Lafayette Urban Ministry
765.423.2691
jmicon@lumserve.org

Katy Bunder
Executive Director
Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.
765.471.0062
kbunder@food-finders.org

Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, OP
Pastor, Director of Campus Ministry
St. Thomas Aquinas Center
765.743.4652
fatherpatrick@boilercatholics.org


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Hunger Hike is an annual Fall community fundraising weekend which includes the traditional 3K Walk on Sunday as well as a 5K run on Saturday. This year Hunger Hike is Saturday, September 19 & Sunday, September  20, 2015.

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 Center’s Haitian Ministry including the Haiti Water Purification Project. Since early 1990s Lafayette Urban Ministry, St. Thomas Aquinas Center and Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. have been organizing a walk to support food programs locally, regionally and globally. Formerly known as the Crop Walk, it was officially renamed Hunger Hike in 1993.

Today, Hunger Hike gives companies, organizations, families & individuals many ways to be a part of a community event with a tremendous positive impact on “Fighting Hunger.”

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Read the Hunger Hike Blog Posts and learn all about the Hunger Hike happenings.


See the most Recent Hunger Hike Posts, at the bottom of this page — and read more posts by selecting the month of the posts below the list of the most recent posts.


Blog Posts – Archive: | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013| 2012 |

2012 – News Archive


2012 – LUM eNewsletters featuring Hunger Hike


December 13, 2012 – Hunger Hike Update

  • Distribution of Hunger Hike Proceeds
  • 2012 Hunger Hike Highlights
  • Hunger Hike Photos & Video

September 14, 2012 – Hunger Hike is Here

  • Hunger Hike 2012
  • After School Program NEEDS Supplies
  • ASP Urgent Needs
  • Immanuel UCC Gifts

September 12, 2012 – Hunger Hike & Shelter Needs

  • Hunger Hike 2012
  • Volunteer Shelter Coordinator Needed
  • Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

September 6, 2012 – The Story of Angela

  • Mission Moment – The Story of Angela
  • LUM Mission Statement
  • Hunger Hike 2012

August 31, 2012 – Not The Marrying Kind

  • LUM Forum: Not the Marrying Kind
  • Watch the entire presentation online
  • Hunger Hike 2012 – Sign Up Today

August 28, 2012 – Food Pantry Hot Needs

  • St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry
  • St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry – Hot Needs
  • St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry – Mission
  • Hunger Hike 2012 – Sign Up Today
  • LUM’s After School Program

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2013 – News Archive


2013 – LUM eNewsletters featuring Hunger Hike


December 9, 2013 – Hunger Hike Exceeds Goal

  • Hunger Hike 2013 Raises $92,685
  • Hunger Hike Acknowledgements

September 26, 2013 – Autumn News

  • LUM selected 1 of 99 Great Organizations in the U.S.
  • Hunger Hike Falls $30,000 short of goal
  • LUM Shelter needs meals and coordinators
  • LUM Shelter Coordinator position announcement
  • Thanksgiving Celebration — Give Today

September 24, 2013 – Hunger Hike Fundraising Continues

  • Hunger Hike Falls $30,000 short of goal
  • Hunger Hike Coordinators meet the press
  • Impact on Food Finders
  • Impact on LUM
  • Impact on St. Tom’s Haiti Ministry

September 19, 2013 – Hunger Hike ReCap

  • Hunger Hike – ReCap
  • Good News : Bad News
  • Acknowledgements
  • Corporate Sponsors
  • Hunger Hike photos

September 13, 2013 – Important Hunger Hike Information

  • Hunger Hike – Day of Information
  • #HungerHike — use hashtag when posting
  • Schedule
  • Map of Route
  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Start Raising $$ TODAY
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?

September 12, 2013 – 3-days Until Hunger Hike

  • Hunger Hike T-Shirts
  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Start Raising $$ TODAY
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?
  • #HungerHike

September 11, 2013 – Hunger Hike – Plus

  • Sharon Versyp, Hunger Hike Honorary Chair to give Hunger Hike Welcome
  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Start Raising $$ TODAY
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?
  • #HungerHike

September 10, 2013 – Don’t Miss Hunger Hike

  • Hunger Hike — The Happening
  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Start Raising $$ TODAY
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?
  • #HungerHike

September 9, 2013 – Hunger Hike — THIS SUNDAY

  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Start Raising $$ TODAY
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?
  • #HungerHike

September 5, 2013 – Hunger Hike – Teams Needed

  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Form a Team Today
  • LUM Goals & Objectives – Seeking Input
  • LUM Mission Statement

September 3, 2013 – Opportunities to Serve and Give

  • Volunteer with LUM
  • Immediate Openings — Volunteer Needs
  • Hikers for Hunger Hike Needed
  • Data Entry Volunteer Needed — Food Pantry
  • Bus Drivers Needed — After School Program
  • Volunteer Receptionist Needed
  • Snacks Needed — After School Program & Emergency Shelter

August 29, 2013 – Hunger Hike 2013 & Youth Trip Recap

  • Hunger Hike Registration Now Open
  • LUM Youth Trip to Washington — Recap
  • LUM Youth Trip — More to the Story…
  • LUM Shelter Coordinator Needed
  • LUM Pantry Data Entry Volunteer Needed
  • LUM in the News – This Week

August 22, 2013 – Hunger Hike Excitement

  • Hunger Hike 3013 – Registration now open
  • LUM Youth Trip: “March on Washington”
  • Meijer Simply-Give Helps Jubilee Christmas

August 15, 2013 – First Week of School

  • LUM After School Program is Back
  • ASP Bus Drivers Needed
  • ASP Hot Needs
  • Hunger Hike Registration NOW Open
  • Data Entry Volunteer Needed – St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry

August 12, 2013 – Hunger Hike Excitement

  • Hunger Hike 2013 – Registration Open
  • St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry
  • Pantry Mission
  • Pantry Needs – How to Help
  • Attn: Gardeners and Farmers
  • Harrison High FFA Chapter
  • New Pantry Director – Steve Starks

August 8, 2013 – On Racial Justice

  • NCC Calls for Racial Justice
  • Hunger Hike 2013
  • Thanks, Noon Kiwanis

April 23, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K Run – Result

April 19, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K Run is HERE

  • HH5K — Important Information for “Day of” run 
  • HH5K — Register NOW, click HERE
  • HH5K — Virtual Runner

April 18, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K Run – Media Event

  • HH5K — the Latest Information

April 17, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K Run – Prizes & T-Shirts

  • HH5K Run — Prizes
  • HH5K Run — T-Shirt
  • Good Samaritan Program — Volunteer Opportunities

April 15, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K Run Moves to Munger Park

  • HH5K Run Moves to Munger Park

April 12, 2013 – Hunger Hike 5K & Follies

  • Hunger Hike 5K Run – APRIL 20th
  • LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies — TONIGHT

April 10, 2013 – LUM Camp is Approaching

  • LUM Camp Counselors Needed
  • LUM Emergency Shelter Coordinators Needed
  • LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run
  • Meet the LUM Executive Council — correction

April 8, 2013 – First Ever-Hunger Hike 5K Run-April 20

  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

April 4, 2013 – Meet the LUM Executive Council

  • Meet the LUM Executive Council
  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Position Announcement — Experienced Bookkeeper
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

April 2, 2013 – Entertainment for the Follies

  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Position Announcement — Experienced Bookkeeper
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

March 28, 2013 – Position Announcement – Bookkeeper

  • Position Announcement — Experienced Bookkeeper
  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

March 25, 2013 – Snowed In? Think Spring!

  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

March 22, 2013 – Shelly the Labradoodle

  • Exclusive LUM Interview with Shelly the Labradoodle
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park
  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

March 15, 2013 – Spring Excitement

  • Moms Demand Action on Gun Sense in America — Local Chapter Meeting
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park
  • Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • Hunger Hike 5K Run

March 7, 2013 – Runners Wanted

  • Serious Runners Wanted – Hunger Hike 5K Run
  • LUM Forum: Fear, Farce & Forgiveness presented by Susan Brouillette
  • LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies

March 1, 2013 – Upcoming Spring Programs: Follies & 5K

  • LUM Good Samaritan Fund Follies
  • First Ever – Hunger Hike 5K Run

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October 23, 2014 – 5 Weeks Till LUM Thanksgiving

  • LUM Community Thanksgiving Celebration
  • LUM Asset Building – Bank On It!
  • Good Works – Caught in Action
  • Top Hunger Hike 2014 Fundraisers
  • Pumpkin Carving with the LUM Students

October 2, 2014 – Hunger Hike Heroes

  • Hunger Hike Heroes & Top Fundraisers
  • Thanks to Care Abounds in Community
  • Mary Anderson Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • Immigration Clinic offers Civics Classes
  • Food Pantry offers Cooking Classes
  • Community Bowling Night for LUM (11/8)

September 25, 2014 – Hunger Hike – Best Ever

  • HH 2014 – Most Raised in History
  • Still Not Too Late to Make a Donation
  • HH5K Run – Race to Feed the Hungry
  • Hunger Hike Dignitaries
  • Appreciation to our Sponsors
  • Hunger Hike Photo Memories
  • Upcoming Programs — Mark your calendars

September 19, 2014 – Two Days to Hunger Hike

  • Hunger Hike 2014 – THIS Sunday’s Schedule
  • Come Hike with Purdue Pete
  • HH5K Run – Join the Race to Feed Families
  • Two Days to Fundraising Success!

September 18, 2014 – Examples of Hope & Humanity

  • Free Haircuts – Offering Hope & Humanity
  • Case Management Contractor – Immediate Opening
  • LUM Students attend Sidewalk Chalk Festival
  • Thanks to St. Mary’s Rosary Altar Society
  • HH5K Run – Join the Race to Feed Families
  • Fundraising Success! It’s Not Too Late!

September 17, 2014 – Real Reason for Hunger Hike

  • Every Step – Every Dollar – Makes a Difference
  • Remember the Reason for Hunger Hike
  • Facts about Hunger in USA & Haiti

September 16, 2014 – Hunger Hike – This Weekend

  • HH5K Run
  • Hunger Hike 3K Walk
  • Five Days to Fundraising Success!

September 15, 2014 – Six Days to Hunger Hike

  • Hunger Hike 2014 – Sunday Schedule
  • HH5K Run – Join the Race to Feed Families
  • Seven Days to Fundraising Success!

September 11, 2014 – Hike to Feed Families

  • HH5K Run – The Race to Feed Families
  • Hunger Hike 2014 – Schedule Announced
  • Countdown to Christmas (Jubilee, that is)
  • First Baptist welcomes University Church
  • Trinity UMC Seeks Administrative Assistant
  • Today – we remember – September 11, 2001

September 9, 2014 – Exciting Hunger Hike News

  • Hunger Hike is Back in Riehle Plaza
  • Look Who’s Running in the HH5K Run…
  • Fundraising Countdown -Just 2 weeks left
  • A Few More Reasons to be Excited
  • Be a Hunger Hike Hero
  • How Does Hunger Hike Help?

September 4, 2014 – Shelter 30th Anniversary

September 2, 2014 – Hunger Hike Countdown

  • Introducing the Hunger Hike 2014 Co-Chairs
  • Keep Raising $$ for Hunger Hike 2014
  • Be a Hunger Hike Hero
  • Attention Runners! Join the HH5K Run
  • How does Hunger Hike Help?

August 28, 2014 – Naming Ceremony Tomorrow

August 26, 2014 – Ray Ewry & Hunger Hike 2014

August 21, 2014 – Immigration Clinic Open

  • Grand Opening – LUM Immigration Clinic
  • Get Involved in LUM Immigration Services
  • Ray Ewry Memorial Parkway (US 231)
  • Needed – Hikers, Walkers, Teams & Runners
  • Purdue MBA Students Engage with LUM

August 18, 2014 – Hunger Hike 2014 – Get Started Today

August 14, 2014 – Back to School Edition

August 12, 2014 – Hunger Hike Teams and Runners

August 7, 2014 – LUM Camp 2014 Recap


July 31, 2014 – LUM Camp & Promoting Health

July 25, 2014 – Countdown to LUM Camp 2014

July 17, 2014 – LUM Program Enhances Education

  • LUM 5th Quarter Summer Learning Program
  • Join Us for Hunger Hike 2014
  • Join Us at LUM Camp 2014

July 10, 2014 – Hunger Hike 2014: Every Step; Every Dollar; Makes a Difference

  • Every Step; Every Dollar; Makes a Difference
  • Join Us in the Fight Against Hunger
  • Facts about Hunger — In the USA & In Haiti
  • LUM Camp Counselors Need

July 3, 2014 – LUM gets US Accreditation & State Grant


June 19, 2014 – LUM Camp 2014

June 13, 2014 – LUM Legislative Advocacy

June 5, 2014 – Summer Enhancement

  • 5th Quarter Has Begun!
  • Snacks & Supplies Needed for 5th Quarter
  • Meet the Teachers of 5th Quarter
  • Meet the LUM Summer Interns
  • Hunger Hike 2014 – Registration Open
  • Knights of Columbus – K of C Open

June 3, 2014 – Food Pantry Expands Hours

  • St. John’s/LUM Food Pantry – Now Open Saturdays
  • St. John’s/LUM Pantry Volunteers Honored
  • A Fond Farewell to Ron Smith
  • Knights of Columbus – K 0f C Open
  • Hunger Hike and other Upcoming 2014 LUM programs

April 3, 2014 – Hunger Hike 2014


 

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