21st Annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless
EVENT DATE: May 19, 2018
Join supporters of Spooner House to raise awareness and help fight hunger and homelessness in the Lower Naugatuck Valley!
The Main Event -- 21st Annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless:
When: Saturday, May 19th
Where: Derby Greenway (Division Street entrance – parking available in BJ’s lot)
What: Spend a beautiful morning walking on the Derby Greenway with other Spooner House supporters. The whole route is roughly 2.8 miles (1.4 miles there, 1.4 miles back) with the option for a longer route of 3.4 miles total. Participants can choose to walk any distance they would like and can turn around at any time!
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m. start
Registration is $20 per person and can be made online or at the Walk Kick-Off or before the Walk during registration.
The Day Before -- Walk Kick-Off and Open House:
When: Friday, May 18th
Where: Spooner House, 30 Todd Road in Shelton
What: Register in person and drop off your offline pledges.
-Pick up your walk t-shirt and goodie bag
-Tour Spooner House if you haven't before
-Snack on refreshments: Pasta donated by Barra Italian Street Kitchen, Pizza donated by DJ's Pizza, Chicken Fingers and French Fries donated by Wyndham Soutbury
Time: 4-7 p.m.
*First 150 walkers to raise at least $20 will receive a Walk t-shirt and goodie bag*
*All walkers will be given one ticket for a drawing*
Check out Spooner House Walk website (www.spoonerhousewalk.com) for offline pledge form, tips on creative fundraising ideas, Spooner House fact sheet, and how to form/join a team through Crowdrise.
Drawing Prizes Available (more to be added):
-Adams Hometown Market Gift Card
-Barra Italian Street Kitchen Gift Card
-Big Y Shelton Gift Card
-Bella's Pizza Gift Card
-Chantal's Full Service Salon Gift Card
-DJ's Pizza Gift Card (x2)
-Jeff's Appliances Gift Basket
-Legend's Pizza Gift Card (x2)
-Little Chopstick Gift Card (x2)
-Plaza Diner Gift Card
-Pour Mikey's Coffee Gift Basket
-Royal Bakery Gift Card
-Sassafras Restaurant & Ice Cream Gift Card
-Sports Center of CT Mini Golf Prize
-Taylor-Made Fitness: 1 Month of Classes
-Tickled Pink Gift Bag
-Vazzy's Cucina Shelton Gift Card
Spooner House Mission Statement:
Spooner House is operated by Area Congregations Together, Inc. with the mission of providing food, shelter and support services to people in need. All of our energies are devoted to helping our clients establish a self-sufficient living situation. We recognize the dignity of our clients, we give them our respect and we deliver our services without proselytizing.
Spooner House operates a 36-bed homeless shelter year round and an overnight no-freeze shelter program from November to March. In addition, the Valley Food Bank at Spooner House provides 120-160 households with 10 days' worth of groceries per person each month and distributes close to 700 holiday meal baskets in the months of November and December to Valley families in need.
At Spooner House, we are grateful to receive support from hundreds of volunteers and donors each year that allow us to keep doing what we do. Thank you for your support!