Catholic Charities Fun Walk attracts fans of all ages

Bill Brewer Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Diocese of Knoxville, News

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee's annual fun walk to benefit Columbus Home Children's Services was attracted more than 150 supporters for fun and games on the campus of All Saints Church and Knoxville Catholic High School.

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s annual fun walk to benefit Columbus Home Children’s Services was attracted more than 150 supporters for fun and games on the campus of All Saints Church and Knoxville Catholic High School.

More than 150 fans of fun and fitness participated in Catholic Charities of East Tennessee’s 17th annual Kids Helping Kids Fun Walk at Knoxville Catholic High School on April 26.

Supporters of all ages took part in the fun walk on the KCHS outdoor track and the greenway that circles the KCHS and All Saints Parish campus. Children also could take part in games and bounce houses at the event, which is one of Catholic Charities’ largest fundraisers.

Money raised for the fun walk will benefit Catholic Charities’ Columbus Home Children’s Services.

Jim Wogan, communications director for the Diocese of Knoxville and former sports anchor for WATE-TV in Knoxville, was the honorary chair of the event.

Key sponsors for the fun walk were Kimberly-Clark, Covenant Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Community Trust, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Alcoa, Aubrey’s, WBIR-TV, the News Sentinel, Star 102.1, and FMB Advertising.