Recruitment rallies for CROP Hunger Walk set for Aug. 12, 23
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Recruitment rallies for the annual CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday, Aug. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 23, both times at 5:30 p.m., at JustGoods Meeting Room, 201 Seventh St., Rockford.
Participants can learn how the CROP Hunger Walks benefit Rockford and the world, and how they can help. Use the west door off the parking lot.
A soup and bread supper will be served free of charge, but call or e-mail in advance to David Jones, (815) 540-3703 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program is free and open to the public. People will be invited to pick up materials for the Rockford CROP Hunger Walk. Participants will learn of hunger needs in Rockford and the world, as well as receive materials to recruit walkers and solicit sponsors.
This year’s 26th Annual Rockford Area CROP Hunger Walk will be Sunday, Oct. 21, and the goal is to have 250 walkers raising an average of $200 each for a grand total of $50,000.
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.
For more information or to volunteer, call David Jones, (815) 540-3703, or e-mail email@example.com.
Posted Aug. 8, 2012
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