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Walk and 5k run supports homeless woman and children

Walk and 5k run supports homeless woman and children

KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Agape Home, Whatcom County’s biggest shelter for homeless women and children, is holding its biggest fundraiser this weekend.

The 8th annual Agape Walk and 5K run is this Saturday at Bellingham’s Lake Padden.

Glory Johnson with Agape Home says they can house up to 50 women and children at one time, and they are always full.

Play Glory Johnson on Agape Home

Agape Home provides local women and children with food and shelter, as well as case management to help rebuild their lives.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the walk and run beginning at 9:15 a.m.

Walkers will take the 2.6-mile trail around Lake Padden and runners will follow the Lake Padden loop.

Register is $20 for adults and $5 for children 13 years and younger.

Participants can pre-register at www.thelighthousemission.org.