Hunger Walk + 5k

September 16, 2017

Are you looking for a way to get involved and give back to your community? Do you enjoy being active? Hunger Walk + 5k is a 1 mile walk and 5k fun run coordinated by the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Our goal is to raise $50,000 to support our year round food programs that help low-income individuals and families who face hunger, access nutritious food. All participants further our mission to alleviate food insecurity in in SLO County!

Event Details

*must be 21 years or older

Be a SUPERHERO and fight hunger!

When you register as an individual or team, you are helping the Food Bank fight hunger in every corner of our community. In the spirit of ending hunger, we are encouraging all participants to dress as their favorite superhero! This is a pet friendly event and we will recognize best costumes during the post-run celebration. We are excited to see all of the Hunger Heroes at our annual Hunger Walk + 5!

Award Categories
  1. Best original costume
  2. Best classic costume
  3. Best pet costume
  4. Best kid costume
  5. Best group costume

Register & Raise Funds

Register and/or create a fundraising page here » Thank you for being a Hunger Hero, your support means that we can continue to provide San Luis Obispo County residents with consistent access to nutritious food year round!

Registration Fees

Registration Includes

Raise Funds

There are two ways you can raise funds in support of the Hunger Walk + 5k campaign.

  1. Create and personalize a fundraising page, its easy »
  2. Request a pledge envelope to collect in person donations »

if you run out of room on your envelope, please print additional tracking sheets »

Become a Special Event Volunteer

Projects will range from setting up the event course, to taking pictures of the costume contest. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information about how you can help!

Become a Vendor

The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County welcomes local businesses and non-profits to register as a vendor! Take this opportunity to reach a new audience and showcase your information and resources to the community.

Become a Sponsor

Hunger Walk + 5k is a great way to reach your desired audience and partner with a worthy cause. Contact Director of Development, Susan Olson, to learn more about our exciting sponsorship levels and benefits package.

The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, serving all of San Luis Obispo County through food distribution programs and a network of community partners. Our mission is to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community. Last year we distributed nearly 6 million pounds of nutritious food to help our neighbors struggling with hunger. Almost half of the food we distributed was fresh produce, including over 250,000 pounds harvested locally by our GleanSLO program. We collaborate with our nation’s network of Food Banks and effectively utilize our team of over 2,100 volunteers, keeping our overhead at a very low 6%.

Hunger in San Luis Obispo County

There are 46,000 San Luis Obispo County residents who struggle with hunger and unfortunately the majority are those who are most vulnerable: children and seniors.


If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or have questions about this fundraising event please email our Director of Development, Susan Olson

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Our mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community.

501c3 Non-Profit Tax ID # 77-02-107-27