Akron Zoo hosts 'Walk on the Wild Side' fundraiser

Photo courtesy Bonyo's Kenya Mission
Photo courtesy Bonyo's Kenya Mission

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Akron Zoo will host "Walk on the Wild Side" on Sept. 21 from 8 a.m. to 10a.m. The charity walk is sponsored by Bonyo's Kenya Mission and supports HIV/AIDS care and education for people in Masara, Kenya.

The event is a walk through the Zoo before the park opens and visitors are welcome to stay at the Zoo after it opens. All the proceeds will go directly to the people living in Masara, Kenya and will help provide medical care, education and resources to fight HIV.

Participants should pre-register if possible, online at http://www.bonyoskenyamission.org/ or on their Facebook Page.

Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for children ages 3-14. Participants can set extra fundraising levels.

For more information visit Bonyo's Kenya Mission's website or contact Event Chair Heidi Weisel at (330)687-6044

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