2016 Unity Walk


Mark your calendar for Sunday Sep. 11 and Register here to walk with us.
The 2016 Unity Walk is open and free to everyone. Donors who contribute $50 or more will be thanked in Unity Walk promotional material and will receive free merchandise.
Below is a sample of 2016 Unity Walk merchandise with the winning design by Aurash Aidun, a ZAMWI member and Avesta Class alumnus.
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Unity Walk Schedule (Subject to Change):

Walkers are invited to join the walk at anytime along the route.
Walk-in registration, Resource Fair, and Donation Drop-off: 12:30-1:30 pm at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St. NW, Washington, DC 20016
Opening ceremony: 1:30pm at Washington Hebrew Congregation
The program will include: Greetings by Rabbi Lustig, Washington Hebrew Congregation, a prayer offered by a priest from the Sikh Gurdarwa DC, and a musical send off by David Shneyer and a group of musicians from Kehila Chadasha.
Open House Block 1: 1:50pm-3pm
Embassy Church
Annunciation Catholic Church
Sikh Gurdwara
National Cathedral of Washington DC
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Open House Block 2: 3pm-4:15pm
Community of Christ Church
Soka Gakkai- USA, Buddhist Cultural Center
St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral
Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See to the United States
Indian Consulate
Closing Ceremony: 4:30pm, The Islamic Center of Washington, DC
The program will include:  Remarks by Rev. Jim Winkler, President of the National Council of Churches, and a performance by Mosaic Harmony, a local interfaith choir.
Additional Activities:
Resource Fair: This is an excellent opportunity to learn about other faith groups from the greater DC area.
Service Projects: 
There will be two service projects at the Unity Walk this year. The first will be at Washington Hebrew Congregation (WHC) between 12:30 and1:30pm.  Together with WHC and Friendship Place, we will be collecting long underwear to help men, women, and children in need in the DC area. We invite all walkers to donate a pair (or more) of long underwear when they arrive at WHC. Sizes XL and larger are best, although all sizes are welcome.
The second will be apple bagging at Annunication Catholic Church. This project is part of an ongoing gleaning program at The Society of St. Andrews in Virginia.
To serve as a volunteer during the day, please email the organizers at: unitywalk@ifcmw.org
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Posted by: Farzad Aidun <farzad.aidun ( @ ) gmail.com>

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