WELLAND – Arid Recovery Homes holds its 18th annual walk-a-thon to help raise awareness, promote discussion and lessen the stigma about addictions and mental health, on Saturday, May 6.
The 5k or 10k walks are being held on Merritt Island, registration opens at 9am and the walk starts at 10.
More details and pledge sheets are on the web site, www.aridhomes.ca or call 905-227-1113.
Diane Doneff, an organizer, said the walk-a-thon will go ahead rain or shine.
“This is the 18th and we’ve never been rained on. We’ve had rain before, and rain after, but we’ve never had rain on the walk,” she said.