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1998 Walk for Warmth
 
WHAT: 18th Annual Walk for Warmth  
One or three mile fixed-route walk-a-thon to raise money for fuel assistance.
WHEN: Saturday, February 22, 2003 
Registration begins at 9:00a.m. / Opening Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Tenant Hall - United Methodist Church 
600 East Michigan Avenue, Albion, Michigan
WHO: You, your friends, your family, your neighbors, your co-workers, and the Albion Action Center.
WHY: Without the Walk for Warmth, hundreds of families in South Central Michigan would have no heat in their homes this winter.
LAST YEAR: 200 walkers and supporting sponsors raised over $7,000 in Albion. With these funds, 40 households in our community were kept warm throughout the winter.
 

 

WHO IS HELPED BY 
WALK FOR WARMTH?  
  • Recipients of Walk for Warmth funds raised in Albion are the poor who are unable to work, the working poor, the elderly, and the disabled.  
  • The average Albion resident spends 7.2% of their income to heat their home in the winter; a Walk for Warmth recipient spends 25%.  
  • Half of those who come to CAA for heating assistance are employed or only recently unemployed. 
  • 6% of recipients in 2002 were elderly; 15% were disabled. 
  • If recipients are able, they are encouraged to volunteer their time to the Walk for Warmth to help others in need of emergency assistance. 
 
 
 
 
For a pledge or more information, call the
Albion Action Center
500 South Ionia, Suite 103
Albion, MI 49224
(517) 629-9403


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