Alabama Saints volunteer at 'Walk of Life' event

Close to 100 volunteers from the Montgomery Alabama Stake found joy in serving with the 10th Annual Joy to Life Foundation’s "Walk of Life" on April 16, which raised nearly $200,000 that will be used for mammograms for the poor and uninsured.

A Montgomery couple started the Joy to Life Foundation to provide free mammograms for medically underserved women under the age of 50 in close to half of Alabama’s 67 counties. In its first year, the 5K run-walk through downtown Montgomery attracted about 300 racers.

This year, about 4,900 participants from 18 states took to the streets on a breezy Saturday morning where pink was the color of the day. As the stake’s service project for the North America Southeast Area’s annual “Day of Service,” members helped with registration, guiding racers, manning sponsor tents, set-up and clean-up.

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