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Director of Kenova's Good Samaritan Center begins walk to raise money for hungry in W.Va.

Apr. 21, 2013 @ 11:07 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Tom Knopp, the director of Kenova's Good Samaritan Center, is leaving from the Cabell County Courthouse at 8 a.m. Monday, April 22, to begin a walk through each of West Virginia's 55 counties to raise money for the hungry in West Virginia.

The downtown-based Harmony House is partnering with the 68-year-old Knopp as he begins his 10-week journey to raise funds for West Virginia's two main food distribution sites, the Huntington and Mountaineer Area Food Banks.

If you or your church, civic group, co-workers, etc. would like to get involved in helping Knopp raise funds, call Barb Melvin at 304-751-7921.

Harmony House is a nonprofit organization that provides basic resources and housing to the homeless and formerly homeless of the Huntington area and that collaborates with partner agencies to ensure needs are being met.

For more information about Harmony House, call Breanne Akers at 304-523-2764, ext. 102.

Go online at www.walkingouthunger.org for more info.

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