SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – As part of Evangel University’s Homecoming festivities, Springfield area residents are invited to participate in a 5K run/walk to benefit feedONE—an organization of Convoy of Hope.
The run will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. Participants will gather to the west of Evangel University’s clock tower.
“We are pleased to introduce a new element to our traditional 5K run/walk,” said Dr. Michael Kolstad, vice president of university advancement. “We would love to see the Springfield community rally for this great cause.”
The 5K run/walk entry fee is $20, or $50 for a family with three or more participants.
feedONE and Convoy of Hope
feedONE provides nutritional food, education, clean and safe water and healthy living environments for children in needy countries such as El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Ethiopia, South Africa, Guatemala, Tanzania and the Dominican Republic.
In addition, feedONE works to implement appropriate sustainability programs based on the needs represented in each country.
• For more information, visit: http://feedone.com/
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, international, humanitarian-relief organization strategically based in Springfield, Missouri — the crossroads of America. Since being founded in 1994 Convoy of Hope has helped more than 65 million people who are impoverished, hungry and hurting.
• For more information, visit http://www.convoyofhope.org/