Walk to raise funds, awareness of homelessness -- Gazette.Net


The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless will hold a fundraising walk from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Sligo-Dennis Community Park.

The event also will feature music, face painting, and arts-and-crafts activities.

The nonprofit’s mission is to educate neighbors and raise funds toward ending homelessness in the community, according to its website.

There also will be volunteer opportunities to help with registrations, T-shirt distribution, food and water table set-up, arts and crafts, and other activities.

Registration is $20 for youths and $30 for adults. The park is at 10220 Sligo Creek Parkway, Silver Spring.

To learn more, contact Danielle Verbiest at dverbiest@mcch.net or 301-917-6654.

Student service learning hours are available, but participants need to email Verbiest by Friday.