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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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  • Dine at Texas Roadhouse for Hunger Hike


    THIS Tuesday – 20% Donated to Hunger Hike

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    Support Hunger Hike while you enjoy your meal at Texas Roadhouse . Present the coupon to your server when you order and Texas Roadhouse will donate 20%  of your purchase to Hunger Hike.

    Here’s how it works…

    1. Print the Hunger Hike Coupon
    2. On Tuesday, October 1 from 4 to 10 p.m., go to Texas Roadhouse, 3615 SR 38 E, Lafayette
    3. Give “Coupon” to your server
    4. Hunger Hike gets 20% of your food sales — so, eat up!

    Please share this with others. THANK YOU. 



    The Texas Roadhouse Story


    It all began on February 17, 1993, when Kent Taylor opened the first Texas Roadhouse in Clarksville, Indiana.  Kent’s goal was to own not just a family restaurant and not just a steak restaurant, but a place where everyone, of all ages, could come and have a great meal and great fun for a great price.

    We like to brag about our Hand-Cut Steaks, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Made-From-Scratch Sides, and Fresh-Baked Bread. Everything we do goes into making our hearty meals stand out. We handcraft almost everything we serve. We provide larger portions so you get more food for your dollar. And if you want an Ice Cold Beer or Legendary Margarita to wash it all down — well, we have those, too.

    Our food’s not the only thing that’s Legendary at the Roadhouse — our fun is too! From our line dancers to our jukebox to our friendly servers, you’ll enjoy every second you spend in a Texas Roadhouse.

    At Texas Roadhouse our team has an incredible sense of pride in everything we do. Our passion ensures you have a Legendary Experience every time.  Because of our passion for our guests and our communities, our team members are involved outside the restaurants in their local communities as a way to give back.

    The Texas Roadhouse story is simple. Legendary Food, Legendary Service®
    all with lots of Legendary Fun!


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    Hunger Hike 2019 Teams Up with Purdue Coaches


    Purdue Coaches Versyp & Kucik – Fighting Hunger

    Two prominent Purdue Coaches announced last week that they will be teaming up with Hunger Hike to join the Fight Against Hunger.
    This year’s Honorary Hunger Hike Co-chairs are Coach Sharon Versyp (women’s basketball) & Coach Dave Kucik (rowing & crew). Both are passionate about the importance of Hunger Hike and the power of coming together as a community to Fight Hunger. They also put out a challenge to the entire community to start fundraising now to reach this year’s Hunger Hike goal of $100,000.
    Coach Versyp & Coach Kucik, the 2019 Hunger Hike Co-chairs, are pictured above with the representatives from the three sponsoring organizations — Lafayette Urban Ministry, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. & St. Thomas Aquinas Center — who also share how important this annual fundraiser is to funding the food programs necessary to addressing the needs of the families in our community, regionally and abroad.

    For more information on how you can begin fundraising for Hunger Hike see below or go to our website — hungerhike.org.


    {Pictured above L to R: Katy Bunder, CEO/president, Food Finders Food Bank, Inc.; Fr. Patrick Baikauskas OP, pastor, St. Thomas Aquinas Center; Coach Sharon Versyp; Coach Dave Kucik; Joe Micon, executive director, Lafayette Urban Ministry.}


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    2019 – News Archive


    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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    Dine at Texas Roadhouse for Hunger Hike


    Tuesday, October 1 — 20% Donated to Hunger Hike

    texas-roadhouse-logo-300x152

    Support Hunger Hike while you enjoy your meal at Texas Roadhouse. Present the coupon to your server when you order and Texas Roadhouse will donate 20%  of your purchase to Hunger Hike.

    Here’s how it works…

    1. Print the Hunger Hike “Coupon”
    2. On Tuesday, October 1 from 4 to 10 p.m., go to Texas Roadhouse, 3615 SR 38 E, Lafayette
    3. Give “Coupon” to your server
    4. Hunger Hike gets 20% of your food sales — so, eat up!

    Please share this with others. THANK YOU. 


    The Texas Roadhouse Story


    It all began on February 17, 1993, when Kent Taylor opened the first Texas Roadhouse in Clarksville, Indiana.  Kent’s goal was to own not just a family restaurant and not just a steak restaurant, but a place where everyone, of all ages, could come and have a great meal and great fun for a great price.

    We like to brag about our Hand-Cut Steaks, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Made-From-Scratch Sides, and Fresh-Baked Bread. Everything we do goes into making our hearty meals stand out. We handcraft almost everything we serve. We provide larger portions so you get more food for your dollar. And if you want an Ice Cold Beer or Legendary Margarita to wash it all down — well, we have those, too.

    Our food’s not the only thing that’s Legendary at the Roadhouse — our fun is too! From our line dancers to our jukebox to our friendly servers, you’ll enjoy every second you spend in a Texas Roadhouse.

    At Texas Roadhouse our team has an incredible sense of pride in everything we do. Our passion ensures you have a Legendary Experience every time.  Because of our passion for our guests and our communities, our team members are involved outside the restaurants in their local communities as a way to give back.

    The Texas Roadhouse story is simple. Legendary Food, Legendary Service®
    all with lots of Legendary Fun!


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    Hunger Hike is Only 3 Months Away – Why Wait?

    Hunger Hike is only a short three months away. 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
    • 2 p.m. – hike starts
    • Riehle Plaza, 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 way you choose. We hope you’ll consider joining our Fight against Hunger. Here’s how to get started:

    Donate | Online Fundraising Site | More Information: go to www.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.


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    Has HUNGER HIKE Reached the Goal? Not Yet!


    4 Ways You Can Still Help – Reach $115,000 Goal


    Each year at this time about 85% of the Hunger Hike goal has been reached. So it’s important that you still raise funds and give generously.

    Here are 4 ways you can still help Hunger Hike reach its goal:

    1. Make a Donation NOW, HERE
    2. Support a Hiker or TeamHERE — then click the TEAM tab
    3. Purchase Hunger Hike T-shirts – $10 | 2 for $15 | 6 for $30 – To get yours, please email hungerhike@lumserve.org. While supplies last.
    4. If you have a First Giving page or team — send it out again to all of your contacts asking for more donations, HERE

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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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    2017 – News Archive


    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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