The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run began as a national program with the purpose of providing local Society of St. Vincent de Paul
(SVdP) Conferences and Councils the additional funds to help support their special works projects. Today, that philosophy continues, with Conferences
and Councils using the funds from this event to help local people living in poverty. In 2015, the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run® attracted over 28,000 walkers, raised over $2.9 million,
and had events at 240 different locations across the United States.
Thank you to everyone who supports the Friends of the PoorŪ Walk/Run, including every walk coordinator, walker, and donor. To help make a difference
for those living in poverty, please register today to participate in the 2016 Friends of the PoorŪ Walk/Run!
The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run is a national event coordinated by the Development Team at the
National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
For questions about the National FoP ® Walk Program, please contact Nathan Martin:
(314) 576-3993 ext. 218