The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run began as a national program with the purpose of providing local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) branches the additional funds to help support their special works projects. The funds from this event help people living in poverty.
We invite you to join us on our annual walk! This year, 3 different walks will be hosted throughout the county on September 30, 2017 @ 9am-11am
1. At St. Isidore Grass Field
440 La Gonda Way, Danville, CA 94526
For more information regarding St. Isidore’s Walk, please contact high school coordinators: Isabelle Frasca, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Sasha Wiliams, (email@example.com) Dom Armanino, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Griffin Hunt, (email@example.com)
2. At St. Agnes Catholic Church
3966 Chestnut Ave, Concord, CA 94519
3. At St. Paul Catholic Church
1845 Church Ln., San Pablo, CA 94806
How to Register: www.fopwalk.org; Identify which walk you are registering for by searching the name of the church or “SVdP Contra Costa County”
Your participation will make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate!
All Friends of the Poor Walk funds remain in Contra Costa County to help the poor via SVdP Programs including food pantries, Free Dining Room, Free Medical Clinic, Dental Program for the uninsured, Job Training Program, Daytime Homeless Shelter, Thrift Stores for clothing/furniture.