Monday, August 14 7pm- recruiter meeting

Hello Again CROP Walk Recruiters!

Just a reminder of our Recruiter Orientation & Training:
When: Aug 14th 7:00pm
Where: First Congregational Church, 1128 Pine Street, Boulder CO 80302
About 45 minutes, we hope

Topics: walker forms, recruiting techniques, walk day info including maps of route, and Q&A. Here is a link to a video showing some of the things you will receive at our meeting. Feel free to view as you have time and we can discuss these resources at our meeting.

Parking:

Our hostess, Denise Cone says  Parking can sometimes be a challenge, so attendees are invited to park in our church lot which is west of the two buildings off the alley between Pine and Spruce Streets. We’ll be meeting in the  Chapel in the Faith Cente

The main entrance is on the north, Pine Street side, and the upper south entrance off the alley will be open if people park in the city lot on Spruce just south of the church.  Doors will be unlocked after 6:30-7:30 ish for the meeting. If you arrive and the doors are locked, you can contact Phil’s Cell 303-717-0077.

Other Questions- feel free to contact us if you need anything

Dennis and I once again want to thank YOU for your important impact on recruiting folks from your churches, synagogues, and organizations that wish to join us in this effort to combat hunger!

PS- We’ve had some email challenges so if you could be so kind as to give us updates (see below) – thank you

  1. Will you be able to continue to be the recruiter for your faith community for 2017?
  2. Do you have any changes to your contact information?
  3. Or, if you are not returning as a recruiter but have found someone else to serve, can you please send us that person’s name and contact information?

THANK YOU for again your past and current involvement in the CROP Hunger Walk.  We look forward to working with you in the weeks and months ahead!

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2017 Walk date and recruiter meeting!

We are proud to announce that the Boulder County CROP Hunger Walk will be held at First Congregational Church in Boulder October 15, 2017, 2 pm. The route will follow Boulder Creek, go through part of CU and other sites in Boulder.

First Congregational Church
United Church of Christ
1128 Pine Street, Boulder CO 80302

Recruiters- please know that our recruiter meeting date has been set for Monday, August 14, at 7:00.  Parking can sometimes be a challenge, so attendees are invited to park in our church lot which is west of the two buildings off the alley between Pine and Spruce Streets.

Materials, route information and more will be available at that time along with as answers to as many questions as we can muster!

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2016 date and recruiter information

Thank all of you faithful CROP walk supporters!

By now, you all probably are aware of the October 16th date for this year’s walk to be held at 2pm.

We couldn’t be more excited to have the Heart of Longmont Church, (350 11th Avenue, Longmont) hosting. This year’s walk will wind through historic Longmont neighborhoods like the Kiteley lined with tall trees and picturesque homes. Look forward to map routes and more information to come in September.

Recruiters- please know that our recruiter meeting date has been set for Monday, August 15th at 7pm at the Heart of Longmont (350 11th Avenue, Longmont).  Materials, route information and more will be available at that time along with as answers to as many questions as we can muster!

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2015 Final Walk Totals Announced

An amazing $33,422.89 in the October 25, 2015 Boulder County CROP Hunger walk!

24% of the donations collected by the Boulder County CROP Hunger Walk goes to Community Food Share. This year, the walk send $8033 to the food bank that serves Boulder and Broomfield counties. 1% or $345 of the funds collected are given to Bread for the World, a nationwide Christian citizen’s movement seeking justice for the world’s hungry people by lobbying our nation’s decisions makers. The balance of funds raised, $25094.89 went to Church World Service or your designated organization, to fight hunger worldwide.

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Take the HUNGER QUIZ!

Here is the slide show with the text from the hunger quiz that was posted along the walk  for 2015.

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We Walked!

What a wonderful day for the Boulder County CROP Hunger walk! We think we had over  200 folks participating in this year’s walk and are eagerly waiting for the results.

Some of you still have donations to submit and please feel free to do so.  All donations can be sent to our treasurer Leslie Sutton.

Again- thank you all for walking with us and helping the Hunger in Boulder County and around the world!

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About Church World Service

Many of you know that a large portion of our funds raised go to Church World Service.

In the aftermath of WWII seven denominations partnered together as Jesus requested to feed the hungry, clothe the naked and shelter the homeless.

Almost 70 years later Church World Service is still seeks to improve the lives of some of the most marginalized and vulnerable people in the world. Their major areas of work  are with disaster relief and emergencies, global food relief, refugee and immigrant resettlement and lastly advocacy for those who are suffering from poverty and hunger.

For example Church World Service will work to help provide clean water. See for yourself in this  video of the clean water project in Indonesia.   

For more information visit their website at cwsglobal.org

 

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T-Shirts are here!

Hope all is going well with your preparations and recruiting for walkers for our Oct. 25th Boulder County CROP Hunger walk to be held at St Mary Magdalene church in Boulder.

We are looking forward to a great walk! All our recruiters have been busy because there are some very nice displays in our walker churches. By the way- the shirts are in and if you would like your organizer shirt please let us know how to get them to you!

Please know we are are here to support you. If you need any thing like brochures, posters, or other methods of support PLEASE LET US KNOW!

In the mean time:
– Share your stories and with others
– Share your successes with all
– Keep hungry folks in your prayers

From now until the walk we will become more and more active on the website, blog, Facebook and twitter so tell your folks they can keep checking for stories and updates. 🙂

Thank you all for your passion and your good work.  Keep telling the stories, being faithful and we know great things will happen!

Keep in touch and keep asking questions

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Recruiters Orientation Aug. 12

We would love it if you could join us this year!
Please mark your calendars for our Recruiter Orientation & Training:
When: Aug 12th 7:00pm
Where: TBA

for the
Boulder County CROP Hunger Walk 2015
Sunday, October 25th at 2pm
Host: St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church Boulder,
4775 Cambridge St. Boulder CO 80301.

It would be a huge help if you could reply to this email with the following information:

1) Confirmation that you will be able to be the recruiter for your faith community for 2015. Please include any recent changes to your contact information.
2) Or, if you are not returning as recruiter but have found someone else to serve, please send me that person’s name and contact information.
3) If you know of any local businesses that might be interested in sponsoring the CROP Walk please let me know and I would be happy to forward them more information.

THANK YOU for your past and current involvement in the CROP Hunger Walk. We look forward to working with you in the weeks and months ahead!

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Blast from the past…do you see you?

Enjoy these photos from past year’s Boulder #CROPhungerwalks !

Do you see yourself? (click to enlarge)

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