Walk to Knock for Mary’s Meals

Members of the Mary's Meals group who will be walking to Knock. (1204MM13)
Members of the Mary's Meals group who will be walking to Knock. (1204MM13)

A group from Derry and Inishowen are preparing to walk from Malin town to Knock to raise money for charity.

The Mary’s Meals support group will launch its ‘Step by Step to Feed A Child’ campaign in Letterkenny next week to raise funds for the walk, which will take place in August.

The charity sets up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from getting an education. It provides children with one meal a day during the school environment.

The fund-raising drive will be launched at the Arena 7 Entertainment Complex on Wednesday April 17th at 9pm.

The walk takes place and will be completed over nine days.

The course of the walk is: Malin to Fahan - Wednesday 7th August, Fahan to Letterkenny - Thursday 8th August, Letterkenny to Ballybofey Friday 9th August, Ballybofey to Donegal Town Saturday 10th August, Donegal Town to Bundoran Sunday 11th August,

Bundoran to Sligo Monday 12th August, Sligo to Tubbercurry Tuesday 13th August,Tubbercurry to Kilkelly Wednesday 14th August, Kilkelly to Knock Thursday 15th August

Groups of walkers from Derry, Enniskillen, Dublin, Cork and Wexford are already planning to arrive along with the Letterkenny group at 11 am on Thursday 15 August 2013.