walk for the homeless logoNov. 3, 2021–The annual Walk for the Homeless will return to Downtown St. Joseph on Friday, Nov. 5. 

Hosted by the Missouri Western State University Social Work Program, Northwest Health Services and Summers Motors, the walk raises awareness of homelessness in St. Joseph. Walkers are guided through downtown as they visit local resources in the community which provide aid to the homeless population. Money raised is used to help members of the homeless community obtain I.D. cards, birth certificates and transportation. 

Registration is $20 and includes a walk t-shirt and food. Participants can register in advance at http://griff.vn/WHL21 or sign up the day of the walk. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. at the Northwest Health Services Downtown Center, 6th and Messanie. 

For more information about the walk, visit stjwalkforthehomeless.org/

Missouri Western State University is a student-centered learning community preparing individuals for lives of excellence through applied learning. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit missouriwestern.edu.