2014 ANCOP USA GLOBAL WALK IN AUGUST
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The 4th annual ANCOP USA Global Walk will be held on August 16, 2014 in 30 cities in 14 States around the US. Few States, like New Jersey and New York, will conduct the Walk on August 30 and 17, respectively.
This was announced jointly by Eric Villanueva, ANCOP USA President, in California, and Roger Santos, ANCOP USA Executive Director, in New Jersey.
The NJ Walk on Aug. 30 will be at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, while the NY Walk on Aug. 17 will be at Roosevelt Island Park in Roosevelt Island, NY
For details on schedules, venues and registration of participants, please visit www.ancopwalkusa.org .
The annual fund raising event is held around the world where there are Couples for Christ (CFC) organizations. The Walk is open to all and is organized by ANCOP (Answering the Cry of the Poor), the work for the poor arm of CFC.
Proceeds from ANCOP Global Walk go to its Child Sponsorship Program (scholarships for poor Filipino children). Currently, there are 7,000 ANCOP scholars (including 700 ANCOP USA scholars) studying around the Philippines.
Participating CFC ANCOP USA chapters are: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland (including DC), Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.
By ANCOP USA Communications (http://bit.ly/2014uswalk)
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