Friendship Place to Host 'Friendship Place Walk - A Walk to End Homelessness' at the National Mall
On April 29th, hundreds of participants are expected to gather on the National Mall for the Annual Friendship Place Walk – A Walk to End Homelessness hosted by Friendship Place. The fun, family-friendly 1.5 mile event will be emceed by EZ Street from 96.3 WHUR in Washington, DC and will include local businesses, congregations, as well as students from local schools and universities.
This year's Friendship Place Walk will feature notable figures in the fight to end homelessness including Ward 3 Councilmember Matthew Frumin, and other key leaders around the region. The event's headline sponsor is AT&T.
"It's incredibly touching to see so many people show how much they care by coming to join us," says Friendship Place President & CEO, Jean-Michel Giraud.
The event begins at 9:30 AM at The National Mall at the corner of 17th Street and Constitution Avenue. To register, visit http://friendshipplacewalk.org or sign up at the event.
Proceeds from Friendship Place Walk will benefit Friendship Place's work to address homelessness with innovative programs that empower participants to rebuild their lives. Friendship Place is the region-wide leader in the movement to end homelessness with effective, nationally recognized, and award-winning services.