2017 Milford, MI, Walk to Feed the Hungry

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Benefiting BUDDHIST GLOBAL RELIEF

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: Join us on a 3-mile route along the paved footpaths of beautiful Kensington Park in Milford, Michigan. You'll get to make new friends and enjoy the exercise while walking for the good of the world. MichiganBGRevent@gmail.comne billion people live in chronic hunger. Two children die of hunger every minute. By walking and fundraising you can feed the hungry and save real lives. Proceeds will go to BGR's global hunger relief programs in the U.S., Asia, Haiti, and Africa. 

SCHEDULE:

     9:00am-9:30     Registration

     9:30-9:45          Group Photo

     9:45-11:00        Walk to Feed the Hungry

    11:00-11:15       Meal offering to Monastics (All food for the event will be provided by local Buddhist groups but individuals are welcome to bring a dish to share if they wish.)

    11:15-12:00       Picnic lunch for laypeople

     12:00-12:40      Update on BGR projects

     12:40-12:55      Group Sharing

     12:55-1:00        Sharing of Merit

     1:00pm             Event Concludes

DIRECTIONS TO START LOCATION:  Kensington Metropark is located off Interstate 96 just east of US-23. From I-96, take exit 151/Kensington Rd and enter the park; there is a $7 entrance fee/car; After entering the park, drive about a half mile past the toll booth to the West Boat Launch Picnic Area on the right side of the road. The area is wheelchair accessible (the start point for the walk).