Will run for food

This Sunday, Atlanta Community Food Bank hosts their biggest fundraiser of the year

Thursday March 2, 2017 07:15 pm EST

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Atlanta Community Food Bank returns to the streets Sun., March 5 for their biggest fundraiser of the year: the annual Hunger Walk/Run 5K. The run (or walk, if that’s more your forte) will begin at Turner Field and help raise funds the nonprofit needs to make a difference in the lives of hungry citizens in metro ATL and North Georgia. ACFB distributes more than 60 million meals annually throughout 29 counties to over 600 partner agencies including food pantries, community kitchens, daycares and senior centers all over Georgia. 

Money from the event will benefit ACFB, Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia, the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Lutheran Services of Georgia, Presbytery of Greater Atlanta and St. Vincent De Paul Society. Additionally, they’ll have tasting tents and trucks, along with live entertainment from Freddie the Falcon and the Falcons cheerleaders, Medieval Times, the Imperial Opa Circus, Captain Planet Foundation and musical guests to boot.

ACFB Hunger Walk/Run. $25 for walkers, $35 for runners. 12 p.m. (run begins at 2 p.m.) Sun., March 5. Turner Field. 755 Hank Aaron Drive. www.acfb.org. Register here.

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