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Right to Life walk doubles fundraising despite busy weekend

September 16, 2018 | 12:35 pm

Updated September 16, 2018 | 12:35 pm

More than 300 people walked the 3 miles down Frederica Street yesterday. | Photo by Taylor West

Yesterday Right to Life of Owensboro held their 39th annual Walk for Life event. The walk is designed to raise awareness of the sanctity of life, according to Executive Director, Stacey Davis.

“It’s not just about abortion,” Davis said. “We want to honor life from conception to natural death.”

More than 300 people made the 3-mile walk down Frederica Street yesterday, a number Davis said she would love to see grow.

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And while Davis said the walk was competing against the air show yesterday, it did not affect attendance and this year’s donations were higher than ever. In fact, $8,000 was raised yesterday, nearly double the amount raised at last year’s walk.

For more information on Right to Life of Owensboro, visit their website, rtlo.org.

September 16, 2018 | 12:35 pm

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