Update on Auburn’s ‘Pacin Parson’
Auburn’s Don Stevenson is walking 13,000 miles to raise awareness and funds for Huntington’s disease (HD), a progressively degenerative brain disorder.
He left Seattle on
April 26 to complete the final 3,000-mile leg to New York City. His wife, Loretta, is driving a support van.
Stevenson is a Christian author, former teacher, pastor, volunteer firefighter, truck driver and Marine. After retiring in 1994, he devoted his time to writing – and walking.
He has logged more than 33,000 miles of walking for various charities since 1998.
• Start: Space Needle, Seattle, April 26
• Finish: New York City’s Empire State Building, Sept. 15.
• As of Thursday: Don approaching Grand Rapids, Minn., in the heart of the state’s northern part, along Highway 2. Total miles walked: 11,419.
To contribute to HD Society of America, please call 206-464-9598, or send your check to: HD Society of America, (Code #070TH03), P.O. Box 33345, Seattle, WA 98133. Please indicate the contribution
is for the “13,000-mile Park Walk.”