~ Ron MacKenzie
Saturday, April 21, 2012. Participants of the Portland CROP Hunger Walk are encouraged to volunteer at a food pantry or community garden. Ron MacKenzie, Coordinator, will volunteer with Growing Gardens’, during their “Garden Installation Day.” Some good local options to volunteer at are Growing Gardens, Northeast Emergency Food Program, or Oregon Food Bank.
Portland CROP Hunger Walk
April 29, 2012
Location: SW Park Ave. and Market St., in front of Portland State University.
Walk: 2:00 p.m.
The course is 2.7 miles and will take walkers along the picturesque waterfront and park blocks. Please use public transportation or car pool to site because there is very limited parking. This is an interfaith event and all are welcome.
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.
Refreshments will be served at First Christian Church of Portland, 1314 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 after the event. Restrooms will be available from 1:00-4:00 p.m. for participants.
Ron MacKenzie, Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 971-998-9330.
Please “like” the Portland CROP Hunger Walk Facebook Fan Page to keep posted regarding important dates leading up to the event and to network with participants.