Walk works to fight poverty, hunger

Sunday, October 2nd 2pm is the date & time for the Belmont/Comstock Park CROP (CROP=Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty)

Hunger Walk. Registration starts at 1:30pm at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA 6555 Jupiter Ave. NE; Belmont. Donations collected help the Loaves & Fishes food pantry at the Church of the Holy Spirit on Post Dr. and Mobile Food Pantry at St. Stephen’s Church plus national and international relief agencies such as Church World Service and Catholic Relief Services.

People can walk 5k (3.2 miles) on the scenic Fred Meijer White Pine Trail. Contact Carol Dunn, team leader for Assumption of Our Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church; Belmont at (616) 863-6899; or Pat O’Neill, team leader for St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Pines at (616) 866-5131 to learn about Belmont’s walk or to get a walker’s donation form. You can sign up online or make a donation at www.cropwalkonline.org/belmontmi. Please join us and walk for a good cause. Find us on Facebook search “Belmont/Comstock Park MI CROP Hunger Walk”

Bring your appetite to B.C. Pizza-Belmont on Sept. 12, 13 or 14, mention “CROP Hunger Walk” when ordering and you will help raise money.

 


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