CROP Hunger Walks are community fundraising events sponsored by Church World Service (CWS), an international relief, development, and refugee resettlement agency. Money raised by CROP Hunger Walks nationwide is used by CWS to provide food, medical care, disaster relief, and self-help development for needy people around the world.
How Funds Are Used Locally
Up to 25% of the money raised in our CROP Hunger Walk is distributed to local hunger-alleviating agencies in Fulton area.. These are the agencies chosen by the local CROP Hunger Walk Planning Team to receive funds this year:
ALL SAINTS TUESDAY NITE MEALS
PRINCE OF PEACE BLESSINGS IN A BACKPACK
THREE FOOD PANTRIES at:
Dexterville Community Services
Oswego County Catholic Charities
Salvation Army in Fulton
Ways to Participate
There are many ways you can participate in the Hunger Walk:
Walk the 5 K or Golden Mile route
Support a Walker with a generous donation
Use the online CROP Walker option
Be a Spirit Walker – raise funds though unable to Walk
Be a volunteer helper on Walk Day
Serve on the Organizing Committee for the Walk
Recruit and promote the Walk in your church or group
Pray for the CROP Hunger Walk and for the poor and hungry.
For more information, speak with your church recruiter or contact CROP Walk spokesperson, Lois Mirabito at 593-2731 or .
To participate in the CROP Hunger Walk, contact your church or service organization. The recruiter there will provide you with a Donation Envelope and additional information. Ask family, friends and group members to support you with a generous donation.
Fulton CROP Hunger Walk has two routes available for walkers. One is the Golden Mile which will go from the Fulton Municipal Building south to Broadway, east to South Second, north to Oneida St. west to South First
Street and south back to the Municipal Building.
The second choice is 5 Kilometer walk which will go from Fulton Municipal Building north to Oneida St., west to W.3rd St., north to Fulton Ave,, west to S.7th St, south to Worth St., east to W. Fourth St.,south to W.
Broadway, east across bridge to S. First St., north back to the Municipal Building.