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Merle State Hunger Walk brings attention to Soup Kitchen, Greer Family Center

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Published on Saturday, November 19, 2016

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Palmer and Emma Vanderslice carried the banner for the Merle State Hunger Walk in downtown Greer.
 

Jim Fair

Palmer and Emma Vanderslice carried the banner for the Merle State Hunger Walk in downtown Greer.

 



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This child made a fashion statement.
 
 

Jim Fair

This child made a fashion statement.

 

 



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Greer Police led the walkers to East Poinsett Street and to the finish at the Greer Soup Kitchen.
 
 

Jim Fair

Greer Police led the walkers to East Poinsett Street and to the finish at the Greer Soup Kitchen.

 

 



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The Soup Kitchen was the finish line. The homeless shelter was also open for tours Saturday afternoon.
 
 

Jim Fair

The Soup Kitchen was the finish line. The homeless shelter was also open for tours Saturday afternoon.

 

 



More than 125 people participated in the 12th Annual Merle State Hunger Walk Saturday. That doesn't include a dozen dogs walked or carried during the one-mile walk.

The fundraiser benefits Daily Bread Ministries – The Greer Soup Kitchen / Step. Walkers were given tours of the Soup Kitchen and the Greer Family Shelter at the end of their one mile walk.

Donations of food and money can be made at the Soup Kitchen or email [email protected] or call 864-968-0323.

 

 

 

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