Hike For the Homeless

2018 Hike for the Homeless

What: An opportunity to come together with friends, colleagues, and loved ones and hike in support of St. Joseph the Worker!

When: March 3, 2018 at 8:30 am

Where: McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Fountain Hills, AZ and Thunderbird Conservation Park, Glendale, AZ. See below for Google Maps.

McDowell Mountain Regional Park Trail options include a 4.5 mile moderate level hike and a 1.5 mile hike. Thunderbird Conservation Park offers a 1.5 and 4 mile hike.

Why: Every year, thousands of individuals face homelessness and poverty in Maricopa County alone. St. Joseph the Worker tackles this problem head on with client-centered programming. By breaking down common barriers to job search (such as lack of transportation, interview skills, or access to computers) our dedicated team of staff and volunteers assists individuals to find quality employment. By offering this kind of support, St. Joseph the Worker has positioned itself as a key resource to individuals in our community facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles. So hike with us. Your support changes lives.

How do I register?
Simply click on the “Register to Hike” button at the top of the page. Online Registration Closes on March 1, 2018. (Adults – $30, Youth – $15, Toddlers – Free) Day-of Registration will be available at the Hike. On-site registration pricing is as follows: Adults – $35, Youth – $20, Toddlers – Free.

Don’t forget to indicate your Hike location when you register.

If hiking with a team, please enter your team name on the registration page. Award will be given to the largest team!

How do I donate?
Simply click on the “Donate to the Hike” button at the top of the page. Your donation will support St. Joseph the Worker’s impactful mission. If you would like to credit your donation towards a team, please enter the team name in the section on the donation page.

What should I wear/bring?
Regardless of which route or park you choose, we recommend wearing non-slip footwear and dressing in layers. The event is rain or shine! Don’t forget your sunblock and water. Team spirit is also encouraged, so feel free to get creative!

Locations of the Hike for the Homeless
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85268
Trailhead Staging Area
Click here for a Google Map of the McDowell Mountain location

Thunderbird Conservation Park
22600 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85310
Click here for a Google Map of the Thunderbird Conservation Park location

Questions/Contact Information
Please contact Rae Herrera with any questions at (602) 223-3467 or at rherrera@sjwjobs.org.

The Hike for the Homeless is made possible through the generosity of the following supporters:

The Hike for the Homeless is made possible through the generosity of the following supporters:


Top Teams:

St. Patricks Church
Happy Hikers
St. Thomas More
Mindful Hike