Penn Nursing Hosting 5K Walk for Water for Haiti

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422March 16, 2011



WHAT:            The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing will host a 5K walk to raise money to purchase water-filtration systems and provide access to clean water for health clinics in Port Au Prince, Haiti, in conjunction with World Water Day.


Five-gallon buckets of water will be available to 5k walkers wishing to walk in solidarity with Haitian women who walk long distances to gather clean water for their families.



WHERE:            Houston Hall
                          3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia


WHEN:            Sunday, March 20, 2011, 9-11 a.m.