Augsburg joins the CROP Walk — Oct. 12

cropwalkThe annual Minneapolis Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk commences this Sunday, October 12 at 2 p.m., with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. The walk begins and ends at the Oren Gateway Center on Riverside and 21st Avenues on the Augsburg College campus.

The CROP Walk is a Church World Service event that raises funds for international development and sustainable agriculture projects as well as for local organizations. CROP Hunger Walks help children and families worldwide — and right here in the U.S. — to have food for today while building for a better tomorrow. Each year some two million CROP Walkers, volunteers, and sponsors put their hearts and “soles” in motion, raising more than $16 million to help end hunger and poverty around the world — and in their own communities. Continue reading “Augsburg joins the CROP Walk — Oct. 12”

President Pribbenow Co-Chairs CROP Walk

cropThe annual Minneapolis Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk commences this Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m., with registration at 1:30 p.m. The walk begins and ends in Father Hennepin Park at Main Street and 6th Avenue SE.

The CROP Walk is a Church World Service event that raises funds for international development and sustainable agriculture projects as well as for local organizations.

This year, Minneapolis CROP walk sought to revitalize the walk’s popularity, so the Church World Service asked Augsburg to assist. Answering the call, President Pribbenow lent his name and his words to this year’s walk. His reason? CROP walks were a cherished memory from his childhood. Continue reading “President Pribbenow Co-Chairs CROP Walk”