42nd Annual CROP Hunger Walk Set For Oct. 13

Courtesy Crop Hunger Walk

  TOMS RIVER – The 42nd edition of the Ocean County “Pat Donohue” CROP Hunger Walk will take place on Sunday afternoon, October 13, at First United Methodist Church, 129 Chestnut Street, Toms River. The Walk is one of 800 such walks nationwide that raise funds to work toward a time when hunger and food insecurity are realities no more.

  The Walk was begun by the Toms River Interfaith Clergy Group to provide support for the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County, located in Toms River. IHN assists homeless families with children rebuild their lives, providing support services for working parents.

  The Walk this year will provide support to the IHN and the House of Hope, both in Toms River, provide relief to areas affected by Hurricane Dorian, and assist development efforts in communities around the world.

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  The Walk will cover from 3 miles to 100 yards to meet the abilities of a variety of participants. The Walk activities begin at 1:30 p.m. and are open to all interested persons. People can bring their donations to the Walk site or donate online at crophungerwalk.org/oceancnj. 

  For further information you can contact Pastor Hank Lay at hanklay@att.net. The Walk will occur rain or shine.