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2011 Charity Challenge Fun Run invites runners and walkers on Aug. 27

A press release posted to the Green Bay Diocese website:

GREEN BAY, Wis. (Aug. 11, 2011) -- Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the 2011 Charity Challenge 5K Fun Run at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, outside St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay. The run will conclude in the church's center where a pancake breakfast will be served. The annual fun run benefits Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay.

Charity Challenge Run
When: August 27, 2011, at 9 a.m.
Where: St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
139 S. Madison St.
Green Bay (map/directions)
Cost: $20/Individual; $55/Family
Register: Charity Challenge 2011
Registration Closing Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 11:59 p.m.

Support Catholic Charities
Whether they walk, run or push strollers, every participant in the fifth annual family-friendly event will help Catholic Charities serve its 45,000 clients in Northeastern Wisconsin. Founded in 1918, Catholic Charities has grown to include more than 20 services, including:
•counseling
•immigration services
•family strengthening
•budget/credit counseling
•parenting
•adoption
These services have empowered families and individuals of all faiths and economic backgrounds to realize their full potential. Catholic Charities is funded by the Diocese's Bishop's Appeal, various United Way agencies, federal and state grants, and sliding scale fees.

More information
For more information or to volunteer, contact Catholic Charities at (920) 272-8234.

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Who we are
The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay works to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ by helping people in need and by providing academic, leadership and spiritual formation opportunities to parish and school leaders. Established in 1868, the Diocese is composed of 345,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.

Contact
Deacon Ray DuBois
Director of Communications
Phone: 920-272-8213
E-mail: rdubois@gbdioc.org

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