Walkers Travel through Falmouth Today for Final Leg of Bob Murray Housing Walk

FALMOUTH – Walkers take to the streets of Falmouth today for the last 10 miles of the Bob Murray Housing with Love Walk.

The 100-mile weeklong fundraising event across Cape Cod began Monday in Provincetown and raises money for affordable housing efforts and homelessness prevention.

The walk gets underway at 11:30 a.m. at the Town Green and travels to Woods Hole before returning to Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub on Main Street around 3:30 p.m.

The event is named in honor of Bob Murray, the walk’s founder and longtime Cape Cod housing advocate.

It has raised over $4.7 million for local nonprofits since its inception in 1993.

The beneficiaries for this year’s event include CHAMP Homes in Hyannis; Chatham Ecumenical Council for the Homeless; Community Development Partnership in Eastham; Harwich Ecumenical Council for the Homeless; Homeless Not Hopeless, Inc. in Hyannis; Housing Assistance Corporation in Hyannis; Homeless Prevention Council in Orleans; and the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Eastham. The Falmouth Homeless Prevention Program, a subsidiary of the Falmouth Housing Corporation in Falmouth.

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