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the CROP Hunger Walks helps Rockford and the World

WHEN:  This year’s 28th Annual Rockford Area CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, Oct. 20, and the goal is to have 300 walkers raising an average of $200 each for a grand total of $60,000.

register with David Jones, 815/540-3703 ),

Participants will learn of hunger needs in Rockford and the world, as well as receive materials to recruit walkers and solicit sponsors.

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.

David Jones, 815/540-3703 or

free and open to the public. People will be invited to pick up materials for the Rockford CROP Hunger Walk at JustGoods fair trade store, 201 Seventh St., Rockford, Mon – Sat., 10 – 6.

Last year the CROP Hunger Walk raised $52,862 for world and local hunger relief.

For more information, or to volunteer please call David Jones, 815-540-3703, or email Walk symbol