SICM Programs: CROPWALK SCHENECTADY

Join the Hunger Fighters!

Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty

 

Read a thank you to SICM-Schenectady area interfaith colleagues, leaders, walkers, sponsors as we approach CWS/CROP Hunger Walk 2013 from Douglas J. Anderson, CWS/CROP Upstate NY Director (1976 to present)

To read it, click here.

 

 

 

 

When:

Sunday, Sunday, May 4, 2014
Registration: 12:30 (begins)
Walk begins at 1:30 (after brief opening)
Any runners start before walkers

Where:

Emmanuel Friedens Church, 218 Nott Terrace, start and end
Route loops up State Street, then downtown to return
One rest stop approximately half way
5 K Walk - Optional “Golden Mile” available

Runners welcome but not an official race
Rain/Snow Date: None, collecting funds “upfront” is “rain insurance”

Why:

to bear witness/celebrate and to raise money for hunger-fighting efforts in Schenectady and around the world.
-25% of funds will go to local Food pantries, Community Crisis Network, and Senior Meals
-remainder will go to hunger-fighting relief, self-help development and refugee resettlement needs in the US and around the world.
-special Africa and AIDS Initiative
-at work whenever the next emergency/disaster happens

How:

-walkers get Sponsor Records from recruiters or individually
-each participant seeks their own sponsors
-“Walk on the Web” option available for on line sponsors
-walkers turn in the top part or the whole Sponsor Record on Walk Day

JOIN US for this celebration, or sponsor another walker.

Walker Encouragement

Every walker will get a local CROP T shirt
$50+ Receive a special CROP bag
Recruiters receive a brightly colored local CROP shirt

Collecting Funds:

Turn in to recruiter; turn in the day of the event. After the event, funds should be turned in to your recruiter who can then take them to Key Bank, State& Erie branch. All checks should be made out “CWS/CROP”. For gift matching program information, contact the SICM office.

Materials/Questions

    Materials are available at Emmanuel Friedens Church from 9 to 3, Monday through Friday, 218 Nott Terrace, Schenectady. The phone number is 374-4114, and it is advised that you call first to be sure someone is at the church.  Questions?  Call 374-4114 or email ebcfried@nycap.rr.com


CROP Walker 2013 Download (PDF document)