Rome CROP Hunger Walk

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Rome, NY

  • Photo: Mary Catherine Hinds/CWS

  • Photo: Courtesy Wendy Griffiths Photography

  • Photo: Ivan Zivanovic/Red Cross Smederevo

  • Photo: Courtesy Rose Sharp/CWS

  • Photo: CWS


Location: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 502 W Chestnut St, Rome
Registration: 1:00 p.m., Walk: 2:00 p.m.


Theme: “Bulldoze Hunger” – Theme Drawing by James Pike

2 Routes Available: 6K or ‘Round the Block

Refreshments and Door Prizes for All at Finish

T-Shirts to Walker Collecting over $50

This years designated recipients of local allotment:
Salvation Army
Foothills Rural Ministry
Catholic Charities (each receive 20%)

In Mission of the Christ Child
St. Joseph’s Food Pantry
Rome Rescue Mission (split remaining 40%)

Support Wendy’s Nights: Tuesdays Sept 17 & Oct 15 – 10% of proceeds between 5:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. to CROP. Visit Wendy’s Restaurant at 401 Erie Blvd West.

Year-Round Bottle & Can Drive – Thanks to D&B Bottle Return; 103 Mill St in Rome

Bring A Can to Work or Bring a Can to School Day – Wednesday Oct. 9 – Items to Rome Rescue Mission

To recruit sponsors, to walk, or to volunteer on the day of the walk contact Samantha Smith at 315-532-8139

Sister Rosaire Anne DeMare from St. Peter’s Church, 2013 Honorary Chairperson

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by CWS and organized by local volunteers to raise funds to end hunger.


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