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Crop Hunger Walkathon West 2014

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Welcome to the CROP Hunger Walk
in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park
Our 31st Year

385 People Walked on May 4, 2014
$72,180.00
as of 8/14/14
Thank you to all who participated and donated

Photos from the 2014 Walk
are available now. Click here



Our Goal this year is $75,000.00
It is not too late to donate


2013 Results

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$62,364.33 Total

 

We Dedicate our 2014 Walk To Marjorie Cobbs


Hunger Walkathon West CROP Walk is a community effort of more than 30 congregations, schools and organizations to help hungry people in our community and throughout the world.


Over the years of the local CROP Hunger Walk, we have raised more than $1,000,000 to help alleviate hunger – we are very proud of that history.

Feinstein Foundation Challenge

Feinstein Foundation Challenge for 2014

We have an opportunity to raise even more funds this
year provided by the Feinstein Foundaion Challenge.

 

For each dollar raised by our CROP Hunger Walk
between March 1 through April 30, 2014, the Foundation will divide $1,000,000.00 among hunger-fighting agencies.

The more money we raise, the more money we'll receive.

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A big thank you to our Business Supporters. Please see their
page and support them by visits and/or
click on their link to their website.

 

We were delighted to present Paula Berg, the Pantry Manager at Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, a check for $2,000 to help cover the added costs the pantry faces over the holidays. With the cuts to Food Stamps through the Farm Bill, it is estimated that the number of people struggling to feed their families will be doubled! Thanks to our dedicated Recruiters and Walkers, we are making a difference!


A photo of our check presentation to them.


HUNGER RIGHT HERE IN ILLINOIS

Feeding Illinois has seen a 50% increase in requests for emergency food assistance over the past two years.

 

Twenty-five percent of the funds raised by the Walk help locally by supporting Cluster Tutoring Program, Forest Park Food Pantry, Oak Park/River Forest Food Pantry, Prevail (Formerly known as Oak Park River Forest Walk-In Ministry), Pine Avenue Food Pantry, Proviso Food Pantry, St. Eulalia Quinn Center Food Pantry. and West Suburban PADS.

 

Seventy-five percent is used by Church World Service (CWS) for disaster relief, self-help development projects and food in more than eighty impoverished countries.


Photos from the 2014 Walk
are available now. Click here


Please note the link for the photoss will link you to Flickr where you can see the photos. The link to videos takes you to Vimeo.
Thanks to photographers:
Ethan Colchamiro
Mary Faydash
Julia Jones
Sonya Thompson

Audio Recordings
Diane Colchamiro


 

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