Once again this year, entertainment during registration and prior to the start of the Walk will be provided by
the Butler University Pep Band. Come out and enjoy a very enthusiastic kick-off to our 2017 CROP Hunger Walk.
You can continue to help our effort grow by making online donations to the Walk, a group or an individual walker. Just click this icon:
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Walkers hike through the
Butler-Tarkington area -- rain or shine!
Photo Courtesy Sue
Walkers cover a designated route beginning and ending at the Christian Theological Seminary on 42nd Street near Michigan Rd. (near Butler University). Indianapolis
area congregations of all faiths, civic groups and other organizations, as well as individual walkers are invited to participate. Sign-up envelopes for gathering pledges will be available closer to the walk time within participating groups.
Check out the various t-shirts that will be available at the material pick-up rally
Courtesy Brooks Barrick
We'd like to extend our thanks
to all those who acted as recruiters for their congregation or organization during the run-up to the 2016 CROP Hunger Walk.
We hope to see all of you again next year during the late summer at our
Materials Pick-Up Days.
The funds collected by the walkers from
their sponsors are channeled through Church World Service to fight
hunger around the world. CWS provides grants equivalent
to 25 percent of the total collected in our CROP Walk to local organizations involved in the fight
against hunger. Sponsors of walkers may designate to an overseas organization other than Church World
Photo Courtesy John Dolon
first Walk in 1980, until 2015 we enjoyed the company and
participation of Anabel Hartman here with her son Worth Hartman, preparing to start the
2014 walk. Now over 100 years of age, Mrs Hartman was unable to attend this year, but her sons were present
to represent the years of dedication of this wonderful family.
great way for friends to do something together to fight
Courtesy Brooks Barrick
our 2016 walk, walkers and volunteers have
raised over $42,000 for
Church World Service. In addition, food was collected and delivered to food pantries in Indianapolis for immediate hunger relief.
It’s not too early to put next year’s Walk on your personal calendar, and on your church’s calendar:
October 15, 2017. See you there!
Your four legged friends are welcome, if
they remember to bring their leashes. We'll make
sure there's a drink for them.
Photo Courtesy Kathy
Water will be available at the start, mid-point and end of the 3.2 mile route.
Portable toilets are available at the
start/finish. Participants are entertained at the start/finish with
music, and are greeted by our cheerleaders upon completing the
Our fully accessible route enables
Walkers using necessary wheels to fully participate. Photo Courtesy Kathy
Walkers register starting at 12:00 noon and the walk
will begin at 2:00 after entertainment and brief opening comments and prayer. Baby
strollers/prams, wagons with children, and wheelchairs are welcome
at the CROP Walk, but, for safety reasons, skateboards, scooters,
roller and in-line skates, tricycles, and bicycles are not
allowed. Dogs and other pets are welcomed but must be on leash
or otherwise controlled. Children under 12 must be accompanied
by an adult.
The CROP Walk is a Family Affair.
Feel free to bring wagons or stollers so the little ones
can participate. Photo Courtesy Kathy
For more information about walking or to get
your group involved, contact
the Indianapolis CROP Walk Coordinator at (317) 847-1695, write to us at
Indpls CROP Walk,
810 South Harbour Drive, Noblesville, Indiana 46062 or email
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