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He was worried about Haiti — so he went out for a little walk

"The Minneapolis resident completed the trip by his July 4 deadline, raising nearly $30,000 for the international organization Action Against Hunger. The group is helping survivors of the Jan. 12 Haitian earthquake, which killed 230,000 and left 700,000 homeless. Action Against Hunger has been working in Haiti since 1985.

Farmington native, jobless college grad plans long walk to benefit Haitians

"On Saturday, Dibb will begin a 100-day walk from Lake Calhoun to Miami — 1,800 miles — to raise $100,000 for survivors of the Jan. 12 Haitian earthquake, which killed 230,000 and left 700,000 homeless. The money will go to Action Against Hunger, an international agency assisting in Haiti since 1985. The group has partnered before with other adventure seekers before Dibb. In 2008, Jack Sisson rollerbladed 3,000 miles from Virginia to California to raise $10,000 for the organization. Sophie Denis climbed Mount Everest that year, raising $3,000.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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