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CROP Hunger Walk coming to Cobleskill on October 24

Written By Editor on 9/21/21 | 9/21/21

The 2021 Schoharie County Aggie Scott Memorial CROP Hunger Walk will start and end at Cobleskill United Methodist Church in Cobleskill on Sunday, October 24. Registration  will start at 1:00 pm. The short program will follow at 1:30.

Last year the fundraiser was a virtual event in which participants took donation envelopes, collected money and walked any distance of their own choosing at any time before CROP Hunger Walk Sunday. Walkers turned in their envelopes to recruiters at their respective churches. The recruiters then turned in those envelopes,  picked up a 2020 CROP tee shirt for each Walker and then distributed those shirts later. 

Last year there was no program, no blessing of the Walkers and no parade of participants following a 2.8-mile course around Cobleskill.

Two years ago Cobleskill United Methodist Church hosted a traditional CROP Hunger Walk with a program, a blessing of the Walkers  followed by a parade of participants leaving the church and walking that 2.8-mile route or the shorter half-mile so-called Family Walk.

This year's hybrid Walk will allow CROP supporters  to choose how they will participate. People can walk on their own before October 24 or walk with the group who attend the program and then walk with other CROP Hunger Walkers around Cobleskill on October 24.

All Walkers will get a 2021 CROP Hunger Walk tee shirt or a vintage CROP Walk tee shirt from past fundraisers.

Members of the Schoharie County Aggie Scott Memorial CROP Hunger Walk Planning committee are Marty Blankowitz, Tracy Smith and John Jarvis.

Again this year 25% of money raised will go to three Schoharie County food pantries. This year's recipients will be food pantries at Cobleskill United Methodist Church, the local Catholic Charities office  and St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Middleburgh.

The  traditional CROP Hunger Walk will take place rain or shine on October 24.

The letters in CROP stand for ''Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.''

People seeking more information about the CROP Hunger  Walk can call 518-234-2933.
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