Every year we participate in the October CROP Hunger Walk to help raise funds for Church World Service and the Lake County Food Pantry. Through CROP, we have the opportunity to provide food aid to those who need it in developing countries, meet others from the community, and get some exercise at the same time.
If you have email, you've got a whole new way to raise funds for your CROP Hunger Walk by using online donation tools through Church World Service. Every walker can:
How can you be an "E-Walker?" Go to cropwalkonline.org, click on Illinois, locate the Libertyville walk, and follow the simple step-by-step instructions to register. Then tailor your personal web page with photos, quotes, and your fundraising goal and email family and friends to contribute. Questions? Call the CWS regional office at 888-CWS-CROP (888-297-2767) or email them.
Neighbors from different faiths, cultures, and ages, walking together to take a stand against hunger in our world. Together we raise awareness and funds for international relief and devleopment, as well as local hunger-fighting agencies. Some 2,000 communities across the country take part each year.
CROP Hunger Walks help fight hunger and poverty around the world, including the United States. Up to 25% of what a CROP Hunger Walk raises can assist food banks, pantries, community gardens, and other local hunger-fighting initiatives. In the last 20 years, CROP walks have raised over $264 million to assist those struggling to feed their families.
Funds raised in a CROP Hunger Walk assist people in need around the world. For example:
To learn more about the CROP Hunger Walk, please visit the Church World Service website.