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  • The Hunger Walk raises $305,000 to feed people in need in Southwest Florida

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    The WINK News Feed Families Hunger Walk 2016 raised $305,000 to support the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida and its partner agencies!

    More than 800 people walked Jan. 16 at Miromar Outlets in Estero to support the food bank’s largest fundraiser of the year. Their support means that the Harry Chapin Food Bank will be able to provide $1.83 million worth of food to children, families, seniors and other individuals who often don’t know where their next meal is coming from. …

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  • Taking Some Giant Steps to Fight Hunger

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    It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood for the WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk, and you made it happen! Thanks to the community's support, we raised more than $290,000 to fight hunger in Southwest Florida.

    "You are part of the solution," Lois Thome, WINK News anchor, told the crowd. "All the money stays right here." Of every dollar donated, 97 cents goes to food bank programs, she added.

    They came by ones and twos and teams, groups of schoolchildren carrying banners, kids (and some …

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  • Rise and Shine! No Showers Today to Rain on Our Hunger Walk Parade

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    The volunteers are here, WINK News is here broadcasting live, the tables are set and registration open for the eighth annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk. It's a great day, sunny and clear, and we welcome you to come out and have fun with your friends, family and pets for a good cause: Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope in Southwest Florida. Our goal today is $330,000. We've raised $277,000 so far, so we're just over $50,000 short. We hope to make up the gap today with the support of our …

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  • It's Almost Time To Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk

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    We’re just one day away from the WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk to benefit Harry Chapin Food Bank! Tomorrow we’re going to walk the walk as well as talk the talk about Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope in Southwest Florida. 

    There’s still time to register online here. The walk is at 9:30 a.m. at Miromar Outlets in Estero. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Bring your family, bring your friends, bring your pets. We'll give your pet a Hunger Walk bandanna to wear. We’ …

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  • Hunger Walk Reaches Goal of $315,000!

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    Harry Chapin once said: “To Know is to Care, To Care is to Act, To Act is to Make a Difference.”

    On Saturday the Southwest Florida community came together and brought this quote to life.

    “To Know is to Care”  – Our community knows hunger is still an issue for too many of our residents.  Although many are back to work, they are making less than they did before the recession, sometimes working multiple jobs just to try to keep up.  More than 30,000 …

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  • 2014 Wink Hunger Walk a Success

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    Harry Chapin Food Bank FACEBOOK 2014 WINK HUNGER WALK Album2014 Wink Hunger Walk TEAM PHOTOS (courtesy of Scott Thomas from Wink News)The 2014 WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk reached its goal of $300,000 on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Miromar Outlets in Estero.Thanks to the community for its generosity, event sponsors, donors and walkers and Larry Lipman, president of Lipman Produce, who donated more than $10,000 to ensure that the food bank reached its goal.

     “The Food Bank is …

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