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Local Crop Hunger Walk to help many

Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

The Twin Cities Crop Hunger Walk will be Oct. 13. The walk will start again this year at Rock Falls First Christian Church at 506 Fifth Ave. 

For those who aren’t familiar with the Crop Hunger Walk, I’d like to give you a little information on Church World Service, which is the organization that created the event. 

Church World Service is an organization that has Crop Hunger Walks all over the United States to raise funds to serve people all over the world. CWS provides not only food, but teaches people how to grow their own food and how to start small businesses so they can feed themselves.

CWS does so much more to help stop hunger and provide the necessary means for people to learn and become healthy and productive. For more information on Church World Service, you can go to www.cwsgloba1.org on the Internet.

Twenty-five percent of the donations received will be donated to the Sauk Valley Food Bank. If you would like to help, please call one of the numbers below. 

Our local walk will begin at 2 p.m. at the church. If you would like to donate or be a walker, you can call the church at 815-626-2271, Wendy Bley at 815-625-8545, or Sue Insley at 815-625-6944. Thank you so much.

Note to readers: Wendy Bley and Sue Insley are the co-coordinators of Twin Cities Crop Hunger Walk.

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