CROP Hunger Walk informational event Aug. 9
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Julia Jones, associate director of Church World Service, the recipient of Rockford Area CROP Hunger Walk funds, will update the community about how to help people in need at a free event beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9.
The event will be on the second floor of Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St.
Jones will discuss how the CROP Hunger Walk helps people locally and around the world. Sponsor sheets and materials for the Sunday, Oct. 16, CROP Hunger Walk will also be available.
Participants at the Aug. 9 event will learn of hunger needs in Rockford and the world, as well as receive materials to recruit walkers and solicit sponsors.
This will be the 25th anniversary Rockford Area CROP Hunger Walk, and the goal is to raise $50,000 for local and world hunger relief.
The CROP Hunger Walk raises money for local food pantries and worldwide hunger relief through Church World Service. People are welcome to designate other overseas relief organizations as well.
Last year, the CROP Hunger Walk raised more than $44,000. This will be the 25th CROP Hunger Walk.
For more information or to volunteer, call David Jones at (815) 540-3703 or e-mail email@example.com.
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