Community matters and the Walk for Humanity is an annual event--sponsored by NBC 6 News and it's 'racing' to put an end to world hunger. NBC 6 Reporter Joel Rodgers has more.
Walking for humanity- I love you Jesus
Saturday morning they laced up their shoes, they stretched their legs, and they even danced to ready themselves (nat pop we're warming up)
It's the fourth annual Walk for Humanity, and hundreds took part in the 1 mile walk and a 5k run
we have a remarkabnle turnout
Vilma Tarver started the event
Last year we had about 750
and this year she says it's bigger
We probably have over 1000 people today
stand up-- some people walked while others ran but they all did it for the same reason- a good cause
helping the African children
That's right. they're raising money to help feed little ones
children in ethiopia we're based out of africia we work there now so this money will go to help children, most of them are orphans.
Participants say the atmosphere was great
It's a really good vibe everybody's happy and it's just a good way to start the day
I am actually just elated over the response
She's happy for the turnout and she's thrilled for what this will mean for the children in need
it has been a great year for the humanity walk
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