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Food Access For All 5K Fun Run and Walk

  • Truly Living Well-Wheat Street Gardens 75 Hilliard Street Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30312 United States (map)

Access to healthy food should be a right for all, not a privilege for a few.  Yet many in our metro community have limited access to fresh, local produce.  The Food Access for All 5k Fun Run/ Walk is will help raise awareness and funds to meet the needs of our community.

Join us as we

  • Travel the route of an urban food desert
  • Simulated challenges of those living in communities with limited access
  • Learn more about food access and the local efforts to address hunger in our community.

Proceeds will benefit

  • The Boulevard Food Co-Op (BFC)
  • Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture
  • Wholesome Wave Georgia

The Food Access for All 5K Fun Run/Walk will follow a course from TLW's Wheat Street garden along Boulevard to Whole Foods on Ponce de Leon and return to Wheat Street Garden.  Register Now and Donate today for the FIRST Food Access for All 5k Fun Run and Walk. Your participation and donations are greatly appreciated!

Simply to donate and start your fundraising campaign, go to:

    http://www.crowdrise.com/foodaccessforall5krunwalk
    You'll instantly have your own fundraising page as a part of our Team
    Here you can create your own profile for your team and pledge your support.

Please note, if you are an O4W neighborhood group or a group with 10 or more, please contact Sara Thorpe (sara.thorpe@trulylivingwell.com) to receive your discount code. Groups of 10 or more pay $10 per person.

To learn more about issues related to food access and effective strategies to address these challenges, please register for the Food Access for All Summit on Friday, March 27th from 8:30am-12:30pm at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at https://foodaccessforallsummit.eventbrite.com. Space is limited. READ MORE HERE.

Later Event: March 28
Atlanta Urban Coop Tour