|Iowa hosts Walk for the End of Child Abuse|
|News Releases - General Info|
|Written by Shirley Darsidian|
|Tuesday, 05 June 2012 14:06|
at The 1,000 Mile Journey
CLINTON, IOWA – June 1, 2012 – The 1,000 Mile Journey is a one mile walk for the end of child abuse going from the Courthouse to Bandshell Park in Clinton, Iowa. This is the inaugural event for Iowa in partnership with The Rainbird Foundation, a 501(c)(3) committed to the end of child abuse in all forms for all children everywhere. (www.rainbirdfoundation.org)
On Sunday, June 10th, at 1:00 pm Clinton teenager McKenzley Morris and Hanna Roth, Founder of The Rainbird Foundation will be speaking to those walking in The 1,000 Mile Journey. The event is sponsored by Brenton Williams Financial and Ashford University as well as other local businesses. Local non-profits working in the area of ending child abuse will have booths including the Discovery Center, YWCA, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Live music by David Smith and activities for children from the Discovery Center make for a fun day for the kids. Proceeds go to the local participating non-profits and to the local Iowa affiliate of The Rainbird Foundation, a 501(c)(3) committed to the end of child abuse.
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