Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Well I would walk 500 miles...

Well would you? Sounds like a copious amount of walking not to mention a great song by the Proclaimers.

What if I told you only had to walk 3 miles and raise a few pledges, and it would be supporting one of the poorest nations (arguably the poorest) in the Western hemisphere? Now that is something you can do.

On April 5, 2008 come out and support Parters in Health in trying to raise money for the nation of Haiti . Starting location is at 29 Auburn Street, Harvard Square, and registration begins at 12:30pm.

This is the 4th annual walk which has helped raise much needed money for providing basic health care to a population which has a high percentage of malnutrition. The fact is the life expectancy in Haiti is 47 years for men and 51 years for women. Compare that to the life expectancy in US is 74.4 for men and 79.8 years for women. Can you believe it?

So come walk for your health and for the health of others.

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