Hunger Walkathon West 2017 Celebration

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By Community Editor

Please join us Sunday, October 22, 3:30-4:30pm at First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street.  Use the parking entrance on Kenilworth.

2017 was a banner fundraising year for the Oak Park area Hunger Walkathon West CROP Walk which raised $85,271.75.  

$20,000 (25% of the money raised) is coming back to the community to distribute to 9 local agencies.

Please join us to hear more about the efforts in helping the hungry here and around the world.  We will talk about our efforts; be joined by Jon Skogen, CWS Senior Community Engagement Specialist, who will discuss CWS programs around the world.

Margot DeGreef, the CWS Country Representative for Haiti: hear her real stories and understand the work that they do in Haiti. Understand how the money you raised help support agencies locally and internationally. 

Tour OPRF Food Pantry immediately following.

Ending hunger one step at at time,

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