PITTSBURGH - Hundreds of people came out to participate in the annual “Walk for the Homeless” hosted by former Pittsburgh Steelers Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley.
The 5.6-mile walk, which went along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail on the North Side, provides funding for homeless services at the Light of Life Rescue Mission.
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Channel 11’s Pamela Osborne served as one of the emcees of the event and talked to Ilkin about the special event Saturday.
“This is a great opportunity today to lock arms with the poor in this community,” he said.
Participants enjoyed a free lunch, music and other festivities after completing the walk.
This is the 13th year the Walk for the Homeless has taken place in Pittsburgh. Former Steelers, local officials and people from around the area participated.