‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ event will be Sept. 23

The Fort Wayne District Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its 2nd annual Friends of the Poor: Walk a Mile in My Shoes event on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. The 5K Walk begins at Parkview Field and meanders through the neighborhoods in and around downtown Fort Wayne, including past the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store and St. Patrick Church before finishing back at Parkview field.

The Friends of the Poor Walk is a national event with over 160 walks taking place throughout the United States. The purpose is to provide local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Conferences and Councils the additional funds needed to help support the society’s special works projects. Registration begins an hour prior to the 2 p.m. start time.

To donate or register for the walk, visit: https://www.fopwalk.org/eventlisting/eventdetail/?eventid=2052. For more information, contact svdpthriftstore@hotmail.com or call 260-456-3561.