Convoy of Hope Arrives in Fresno with $1 Million in Food, Giveaways and Services

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Thousands Expected to Attend Saturday’s Celebration

Convoy of Hope will stop in Fresno, Calif. on Saturday, November 23 at the Fresno Fairgrounds to provide a day of free food, goods and services. The community celebration is one of dozens Convoy of Hope is hosting in 2013 throughout the United States. Nearly 100,000 guests of honor have already attended the $50-million tour of hope.

What: A free Fresno community event offering $1 million in free goods and services including thousands of pounds of groceries, haircuts, dental check-ups, health services, job and career services, kids carnival and more.

While Supplies Last - All are Welcome - No I.D. Required

Why: Provides an opportunity for more than 1000 local community volunteers to share hope and tangible help with thousands of anticipated neighbors in a spirit of honor and dignity.

Who: The community of Fresno, Calif., numerous local businesses, organizations, churches and Convoy of Hope.

When: Saturday, November 23 - Gates open at 10:00 a.m. - Rain or Shine

Where:     Fresno Fairgrounds
                    1121 S. Chance Ave.
                    Fresno, CA 93702

Media Opportunities:
-Highlight local residents serving their community
-Interview local families participating in the event
-Speak with national leaders from Convoy of Hope

Learn more about the outreach by visiting http://fresno.convoyofhope.org or contact outreach coordinators at 559-697-0005.

About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world through community outreaches, children’s feeding initiatives, disaster response and partner resourcing. Convoy of Hope has a long history as a first responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years. For more information on Convoy of Hope, please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.

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