CROP Hunger Walk funds assist all over the world in ending hunger through programs on food provision and development, clean water, vulnerable children, refugee programs and emergencies. The money we raise helps provide for immediate needs and helps makes sustainable changes for the long haul. For more information on who benefits, see our events page.

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.

Erie’s Crop Board’s Planning Retreat met in January to plan our year. Great Happenings this year. #1 This is the 50th Annual Walk of Church World Service and #2 This is Erie County’s 44th Annual Walk. We have a lot to be thankful for. Now, get your calendars out and mark down the following events for 2019:
APRIL 30th – noon – ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON at St. John’s Lutheran Church
AUGUST 1st – 4:00 – 6:00 PM – COORDINATOR’S DAY at Glenwood United Methodist.

About the Erie Walk

Sunday, September 15, 2019            1:30 Registration   2:00 WALK  

The complete walk has been changed to 5 1/2  miles Presque Isle State Park and is no longer at Stone Jetty but Waterworks near the Rotary Pavillion.  A shorter 1 mile walk is available which goes to the Stull Center and returns on the Bay side.

The Erie walk is the largest Crop Walk in Pennsylvania!  Of the money raised, 25% will be given to the local food pantries to help the hungry here in Erie.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a water stop?
Yes, there will be a water stop along the course at Water Works

What is the course?
The Walk is a 5.5 mile circle: up the Lake Side to Waterworks.

What if I have trouble?
There will be Emergency help available for any trouble or assistance.

How does this walk help Erie?
25% of all funds are given as grants to local hunger fighting agencies

Additional information or questions can be directed to the CROP walk office at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Erie: 825-8830

Extensive information about the CROP walk and its important mission can be found on the Church World Service website listed on the right column.  Please visit the main site and sign up to receive the latest updates and news about the program.

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