Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 15 at 9:00 am.The three-mile Walk will begin at Trinity Episcopal Church, next to the Whitinsville Town Common, and will end at the Uxbridge Town Common. There will be
refreshments at the Community House in Uxbridge located behind the town common following the Walk.
Registration begins at 8:30 am at Trinity Church, 33 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. Walkers are to bring all donations they have collected for the Crop Hunger Walk with them when they register.
The Crop Hunger Walk provides 4 million dollars a year to 3,200 food pantries in the U.S., including food pantries in Douglas, Northbridge and Uxbridge. The Northbridge Association of Churches has been the local sponsor for the Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk for 42 years.
Walkers from the Blackstone Valley will join with 1,500 communities across the country to support self-help programs in 30 countries organized by Church World Service. In many developing nations, people walk as many as six miles a day to get food and water. We walk because they walk. You can make a difference in someone's life.
For information, contact Carolyn Mitchell, coordinator, at 508-234-3544 or Mike Tatarek, treasurer, at 508-234-5768.