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Food Pantry sponsors Thanksgiving Run to Feed the Hungry

 

Last updated 10/20/2006 at Noon



FALLBROOK — The Fallbrook Food Pantry is joining with other food drives around the country to sponsor a Thanksgiving Run to Feed the Hungry. Fallbrook’s event will be held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, November 18, at 9 a.m., with sign-in at 8:30 a.m.

The Thanksgiving tradition of Run to Feed the Hungry began in 1994 in Sacramento when Gaylord Walker organized the first run as a benefit for the Sacramento Food Bank. Nearly 800 runners turned out for that inaugural edition of the run and since then the event has grown to include a staggering 15,000 participants annually. The grow...



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