Total raised so far at the crop hunger walk on Saturday is:
We do expect some more contributions to be sent in.
217 Cherry Street
Evansville, IN 47713
Sent: 11/3/2014 12:32:11 P.M. Central Standard Time
Subj: CROP Hunger Walk - For Immediate Release
EVANSVILLE AREA CROP HUNGER WALK
The 41st annual Evansville Area CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk will take place on Saturday, November 8. It will begin and end at Simpson United Methodist Church at 2201 W. Illinois Street. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m.CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local volunteers to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. The Evansville Area CROP Walk is the longest continuous CROP Walk in Indiana.According to Church World Service statistics, every day almost 16,000 children die of hunger-related causes – one every five seconds. In the United States, more than 43 million Americans don't have enough to eat. Worldwide, 1.02 billion people are hungry.Church World Service, an international cooperative ministry of 37 denominations, receives 75 percent of the proceeds from the walk. Its work ranges from disaster response in the United States and other parts of the world to long-term sustainable grassroots development in more than 80 countries, including our own.The Tri-State Food Bank and the Evansville Emergency Food Pantry Consortium each receive 12 ½ percent of the proceeds. The Food Bank serves food pantries, soup kitchens, and other feeding programs in 33 Tri-State counties. The Emergency Food Pantry Consortium serves more than 17,000 four-day supplies of food to needy families each year.For more information, contact Rev. Philip Hoy, Chair, Evansville Area CROP Hunger Walk, at 437-9295.
CROP HUNGER WALK MATERIALS AND PACKETS ARE NOW READY.THE WALK IN ON NOVEMBER 8 THIS YEAR.WE HOPE YOU AND YOUR GROUP WILL JOIN WITH US THIS YEAR.FOR INFORMATION AND TO ARRANGE TO GET MATERIALS, GIVE ME A PHONE CALL.PHIL HOY437 9295
Sent: 8/12/2014 1:57:52 P.M. Central Daylight Time
Subj: CROP walk funds
The food pantry Consortium received $1,036.08 this week from the 2013 CROP walk. Thank You for all you do !