Presidential Candidate Ron Paul to Tour Convoy of Hope World Distribution Center

2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will tour Convoy of Hope's World Distribution Center in Springfield, Mo., Saturday, March 10.

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Springfield, MO (PRWEB) March 10, 2012

Springfield, Mo. – 2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will tour Convoy of Hope’s World Distribution Center in Springfield, Mo., Saturday, March 10. Paul will tour Convoy of Hope’s 300,000-square-foot warehouse before attending a scheduled campaign rally.

Convoy of Hope has served more than 50 million people worldwide since its foundation in 1994 and currently has more than 100,000 children in seven countries enrolled in its children’s feeding initiatives. Convoy of Hope will launch The Convoy of Hope, a 50-state, $50 million, two-year tour on May 12 in Dallas, uniting communities nationwide to offer immediate and long-term local solutions to their neighbors in poverty. Some 46 million Americans currently live in poverty, the largest number on record (Associated Press, 2011).

    WHAT: Ron Paul, candidate for the Republican nomination for president will be touring the Convoy of Hope World Distribution Center
    WHEN: 6:15 - 6:45 pm
    WHERE: Convoy of Hope, 330 S. Patterson Ave., Springfield, Mo.
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: Participate in the tour with presidential candidate Ron Paul. There will be a short time for questions and answers at the conclusion of the tour. Media should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to event.

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Jeff Nene
Convoy of Hope / Senior Director/Public Relations -- Public Relations Officer
O-417.823.8998 Ext. 360
C-417.860.2196
jnene(at)convoyofhope(dot)org
W-convoyofhope.org

Convoy of Hope, founded in 1994, is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster response and partner resourcing.


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