- This event has passed.
17th Annual Good Works WALK
February 23, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
17th ANNUAL GOOD WORKS WALK
Raises Awareness and Funds for People without Homes
Athens, Ohio—Good Works Inc. will sponsor the 17th Good Works WALK on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The WALK begins and ends at the First United Methodist Church on College Street in uptown Athens, and is designed for adults and children of all ages. This year the WALK will focus on understanding, helping, and loving STRANGERS.
Good Works has provided more than 120,000 nights of shelter to strangers since 1981 primarily through The Timothy House located on the west side of Athens. This year’s event will also include a “mini-walk” designed for anyone who wants to participate but finds it difficult to walk. The WALK experiences for 2019 have been developed to creatively inspire and inform participants about the problems people without homes face, and issues of poverty in rural Appalachian Ohio. The Timothy House is the only shelter for people experiencing homelessness in eight counties, and the financial goal of the WALK is to raise 1/3 of the total operational costs of the Timothy House (or $60,000). January 1st marked the start of Good Works’ 39th year of providing care and community to adults and children who experience homelessness. People interested in supporting Good Works and walking are encouraged to visit the website which is www.goodworkswalk.net , or contact Good Works through email@example.com or by phone at 740.594.3339 to obtain a WALK sponsor packet.