BANGOR – The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter is holding their 21st annual “Hike for the Homeless”, Saturday April 9th.
Last years event drew 11 hundred hikers and raised nearly 36 thousand dollars. The event starts in 4 locations, Bangor, Brewer, Hermon and Hampden with all walkers converging on the Bangor Waterfront.
Executive director Rowena Griffin says the event not only provides financial support for the shelter, but also awareness.
“We’re hoping to gain a lot of exposure and awareness for the homeless situation in this community, and it’s also one of our biggest fund-raisers of the year.” said Griffin.
For more information on the hike, or to register visit bangorareashelter.org.