The 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”