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Hunger Bust Run/Walk scheduled

Sister Patricia Fillenwarth, SP and University of Scranton student, Shannon Rattigan work together at the Food Pantry in West Terre Haute.

Saint Mary’s Village Parish has scheduled the upcoming “Hunger Bust Fun Run/Walk” to take place at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Providence Food Pantry, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence. The pantry serves approximately 3,000 families annually in the West Terre Haute area, providing food to those in need. This year, the pantry is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Registration for the race will begin at 9 a.m., and conclude at 9:45 a.m., with the race beginning at 10 a.m., rain or shine.

Cost to take part in the race is $10, with one T-shirt guaranteed to each pre-registered participant. Early registration must be received by Aug. 22. All T-shirts will be handed out during the event.

Make checks payable to Hunger Bust/St. Mary’s Village Church, and mail to St. Mary’s Village Church, PO Box 155, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., 47876.

For more information or to register in advance, call 812-535-3048 or 812-243-4844 or email jrichey75@gmail.com.

Providence Food Pantry, which is located at 701 W. National Ave., West Terre Haute, is open from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., every Thursday.

For more information, call Sister Joseph Fillenwarth, director of the pantry, at 812-535-2544 or email jfillenw@spsmw.org.

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About the Sisters of Providence

The Sisters of Providence, a Congregation of nearly 250 women religious, with more than 280 Providence Associates, collaborate with others to create a more just and hope-filled world through prayer, education, service and advocacy. The Sisters of Providence have their motherhouse at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, located just northwest of downtown Terre Haute, Ind. Saint Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 1840. Today, Sisters of Providence minister in 17 states, the District of Columbia and Asia, through works of love, mercy and justice. More information about the Sisters of Providence and their ministries may be found at SistersofProvidence.org.

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Jason Moon

Jason Moon serves as media relations manager for the Sisters of Providence. Previously, he spent more than 16 years in the newspaper industry.

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For inquiries or information, contact Jason Moon at jmoon@spsmw.org or 812-535-2810.