by Ron MacKenzie
The Portland CROP Hunger Walk will be 2 p.m., Sunday, April 29, 2012, start and finish at SW Park and SW Market in front of Portland State University. The course is 2.7 miles. Seventy-five percent of the funds raised will go to Church World Service’s international relief and development programs. Fifteen percent will go to Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Northeast Emergency Food Program at Luther Memorial and ten percent to Oregon Food Bank-West. Please contact Ron MacKenzie, Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 971-998-9330. The following churches, mosques and synagogues are forming teams: Ainsworth United Church of Christ, Bilal Masjid, Cedar Hills U.C.C., Congregation Neveh Shalom, First Christian Church-Portland, First Congregational U.C.C., First United Methodist Church, Lincoln Street U.M.C., Muslim Educational Trust, Saint James Lutheran Church, Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Sunnyside U.M.C. and Westminster Presbyterian.