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14th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk Raises Over $37,000 for Financial Assistance

The 14th annual Friends of the Poor Walk was conducted Saturday, September 25 at the Evansville State Hospital Grounds. Over 150 individuals attended to "walk a mile in the footsteps of the poor." Walkers completed a one-mile lap through the hospital grounds. The walk was sponsored by over 60 corporate and individual donors, raising [...]

2021-10-15T14:47:23-05:00 October 15th, 2021|FOP Walk|

2021 Friends of the Poor Walk Registration Open

Registration for the Evansville St. Vincent de Paul's 14th annual Friends of the Poor Walk is now available online at https://www.svdpevansville.org/walk-for-the-poor/register/. The annual event is the largest fundraiser for the District Council and many of the nineteen conferences within the district. The Walk takes place Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Evansville State Hospital Grounds [...]

2021-08-20T11:04:26-05:00 August 20th, 2021|FOP Walk|

Seeking 14th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk Sponsors

The District of Evansville of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is seeking sponsors for its 14th annual Friends of the Poor® Walk to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Sponsorship levels begin at $100, with the Title Sponsor level at $2,500. Tri-State Bearing Co., Inc. and Ashley Furniture Homestore are the primary [...]

2021-06-02T14:03:22-05:00 June 2nd, 2021|FOP Walk|

Friends of the Poor Walk 2020 Summary

Dear Friends of the Poor, The Evansville District Council hosted the 13th annual Friends of the Poor Walk on September 26. The virtual nature of the walk brought many changes. Three locations were designated for walkers to bring donations and pick up tote bags complete with walk T-shirts, face masks, and items provided by Ascension [...]

2020-11-06T12:04:42-06:00 November 6th, 2020|FOP Walk|

Why We Walk

We walk for the ones who struggle to make ends meet. We walk for the ones who work two, three, four jobs and graveyard shifts just to make sure that their families have something to eat. We walk for the ones fighting to keep their families on their feet. We walk for the parents who [...]

2019-09-12T14:18:00-05:00 September 12th, 2019|FOP Walk|

2018 Walk for the Poor Information

It is time to secure your sponsorship and register for the 2018 Walk for the Poor (AKA Friends of the Poor Walk)! This is our largest special fundraising event every year, and we are grateful for your support. Click here to go to the Sponsorship Page. Click here to go to the Registration Page. How [...]

2018-07-05T19:20:35-05:00 July 5th, 2018|Food Pantry, FOP Walk, Thrift Store|

2017 Walk a Success – THANK YOU Sponsors & Everyone!!

THANK YOU to ALL who made the 2017 Walk a Success!!! The 10th Annual SVdP Friends of the Poor Walk took place on Saturday, September 30th.  With the support of our sponsors, participants, conferences, supporters, volunteers, and staff, we had another successful year. ALL of the proceeds from this event go directly to serve those [...]

2017-11-30T21:28:48-06:00 October 15th, 2017|FOP Walk|