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Blake to lead 5KWalk/Run for charity in Florida

Friday, October 05, 2012 | 12:09 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Olympic double silver-medalist Yohan Blake will lead Food For The Poor’s 5KWalk/Run in Deerfield, Florida.

The November 17th event is being staged to raise funds for food to feed poor families in Latin America and the Caribbean.

A donor has reportedly promised to match every dollar that’s been raised with a dollar’s worth of food.

Food For The Poor started in 1982 as a small feeding programme in Jamaica and has since grown to become the largest international relief organisation in Jamaica and the US.

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