Hunger Hike closes fundraising gap

Dec 9, 2013

Organizers of Hunger Hike 2013 have surpassed their fundraising goal.

The donation period was extended to December 1st after the event fell 30-thousand dollars short.

Lafayette Urban Ministry Director Joe Micon announced this morning that $92,685 has been brought in to benefit LUM, Food Finders Food Bank, and the St. Thomas Aquinas Haiti ministry.

The original goal was $90,000.

Micon says planning has already started for Hunger Hike 2014.

The goal next year will be to raise $93,000.