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Hunger Hike Exceeds Fundraising Goal AGAIN!

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At a celebration this morning, it was announced that Hunger Hike 2016 not only raised a record amount but also exceeded the 2016 fundraising goal. For the second year in a row the amount raised exceeded $100,000 — and for the forth consecutive year it is the highest amount ever raised. The 2016 total is $114,407 plus numerous gifts in kind.

Photos from this event may be viewed HERE.

Special thanks to Diamond Level event sponsors:

  • Walmart/Sam’s Club ($7,750)
  • the Lafayette Life Foundation ($5,000)

Total raised through corporate gifts is $39,665. To view all of our event sponsors, click HERE.

A majority of the money comes from local churches and their fundraising efforts. The top church fundraisers this year are as follows:

The top organization/group teams are as follows:

  • Purdue Computer Science ($1,286)
  • Food Finders ($1,170)
  • Grandma’s Bunch ($862)

The celebration was capped off with the presentation of checks to representatives of the three sponsoring organizations —

Each sponsoring agency received $35,977.

The proceeds from Hunger Hike 2016 will have a tremendous & immediate positive impact on the Fight Against Hunger — locally, regionally & globally. Thank you all again for making history this year at Hunger Hike.

Please mark your calendars for next year’s Hunger Hike event weekend — September 16 & 17, 2017.

More information may be found on the Hunger Hike website at

If you wish to become a Hunger Hike 2017 event sponsor, please call or email Joe Micon (765-423-2691 |

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Jubilee Christmas 2016
Saturday, December 10

Jubilee LOGO redLUM Jubilee Christmas is coming up quickly — and hundreds of volunteers across the county are planning events to welcome in local families.

LUM Jubilee Christmas this year will serve more than 675 local families including over 1,900 children. Churches & organizations across the county will host 28 events on Saturday, December 10.

If you wish to support Jubilee Christmas you may make a donation and/or donate a needed items. New (unwrapped) toys, books, games, gift cards, batteries, gift wrap, clothing (newborn to 12-year-olds), and quilts/blankets are welcome.

You can help even more by donating a cash gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or more to Jubilee Christmas.

For more information on LUM Jubilee Christmas including a complete list of needed items, click HERE.

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Assist at Jubilee Christmas (12/10) by helping a family shop for their children. Learn more and sign up HERE.


You can help by donating a cash gift of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more to Jubilee Christmas. Your cash gift to Jubilee Christmas may be given in honor of a friend or family member — in lieu of a holiday gift. LUM will send a Holiday Card sharing that a donation has been made by you to Jubilee Christmas in their name.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys, clothing (newborn to 12-years-old), and quilts/family blankets are welcome. Jubilee Christmas Donation Center will be open starting Monday, November 28 through December 6, weekdays from 1-5 p.m. (525 N 4th Street, Lafayette—rear entrance). For more information, click HERE.

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Thank you and Merry Christmas!