Sunday, October 14, 2007

What is a CROP Hunger Walk?

Well a CROP Hunger walk is a community of people walking together to take a stand against hunger in our world. Together we raise awareness and funds for international relief and development, as well as local hunger-fighting.

There is a local CROP walk sponsored every October by my Rotary Club. I have been one of the main organizers of this event for the last four years. It is so much work & every year with all the work leading up to & the day of the walk I am thinking..."Is this really all worth it?"

Well the answer is definitely, "YES!!"

I am proud to say that not including some pledges that still have yet to come in, we collected close to $5000 today for CWS/CROP! I am confident as the rest of the money rolls in we will have $6000 plus. Not only that we collected so much food to donate to the local food banks & soup kitchens.

I think the best part is watching all the young kids involved. They are so proud turning in the sponsor money they have collected. They love feeling part of something bigger than they are & the feeling of doing something that makes a difference.

For those of you that read my blog that helped with this event, "THANK YOU!!!!" You know we could not do this alone.

So rest up & then get ready to start planning next years walk.

A little reminder....
You have until midnight EST tomorrow to upload your entries for Scrapdragons Challenge #5!!

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