We were indeed the Cream of the Crop! Erie County was #1 in Pennsylvania again in 2021. We are speechless, proud and so thankful to all of you who’ve worked so hard for this! We raised $61,524.00 and ranked #1 in PA and #11 in the US. A HUGE congratulations to all of our Western Pennsylvania friends for their hunger-fighting hard work. In spite of the fact that each congregation/group were on their own, 287 Walkers were confirmed. We are mighty and let’s DO IT AGAIN! Also, be sure to view our Sponsors Page and let them know how much we appreciate them.
AWARDS LUNCHEON ON APRIL 26, 2022 at the Church of the Covenant The following pantries received funds from our successful 2021 campaign: Bethany Outreach Center, Christian Cupboard of Girard, Community of Caring, Emmaus Ministries, Glenwood United Methodist Food Pantry, Holy Trinity Lutheran Food Program, Inter-Church Ministries VSEA, Kearsarge Food Pantry, Kearsarge Food Pantry, Martin Luther King Center, Mercy Center for Women, Multi Cultural Health Evaluation MHEDS, North East Community Food Pantry, EUMA/Refuge, Salvation Army, Second Harvest Food Bank, Sister’s of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network, St. Francis Xavier Parish, St. James Food Pantry, St. Martin’s Center, Summit Community Food Pantry
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COORDINATOR’S DAY AUGUST 15th at Glenwood United Methodist ERIE COUNTY CROPWALK SEPTEMBER 25th at the Peninsula
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 SPONSORS: PLATINUM: Erie Community Foundation, Mayor Joe Schember GOLD: Bonnell’s Auto Group, Bruce S. Jakiel, CA Curtze, Calamari’s Squid Row, Inc. dba Callis West Catering, Catrabone Catrabone & Associates LLC, Custom Engineering, Holt Web Designs, LCBA Branch 49, Signs NOW, Silkscreen Unlimited SILVER: Burton/Quinn/Scott Funeral Homes & Crematory, Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home
CROP is a mission of Church World Service. Church World Service is working with partners in the U.S. and around the world to build interfaith and intercultural coalitions to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice. sustainable grassroots development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance. The Erie Community is proud to be involved in this critical mission that benefits both global and local charities. Sponsor a walker or walk yourself! 25% of the funds received are given back to Erie to distribute to Erie County Food Pantries.