Roanoke Valley CROP Hunger Walk

About Roanoke Valley CROP Hunger Walk

The needs of the hungry in the Roanoke Valley community and worldwide are greater than ever! Join us for the 40th Annual Roanoke Valley CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 8th starting at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 2101 S. Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24014. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to join you as we walk together to end poverty and hunger in our community and around the world.

Preparing for the Walk:

  • Register and set up your team page online so you don’t have to handle cash and checks.
  • We are offering t-shirts this year. Please select your t-shirt size by September 11.
  • Attend the CROP Walk Kick-off meeting on August 27 at 2:00 PM at the Community Solutions Center (CSC). The CSC (2328 Melrose Ave NW, Roanoke, VA 24017) will be the local recipient of 25% of the funds we raise. We will learn about the CSC, local and global needs and impact of the CROP Walk, meet other hunger champions, and pick up brochures, bulletin inserts, and other promotional materials for the walk.
  • Set your fundraising goal and recruit walkers and sponsors to support you.

Walk Day:

  • Registration for teams and individuals begins at 1:30 pm.
  • Step off is at 2:00 pm.
  • Take pictures and videos about why you walk and share them on social media using #Endhungernow, #enough4all, #CROPWalk2023, and #CROPHungerWalk.
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Instructions for Walk Donations

  • Please encourage walkers to donate online so you don’t have to handle cash and checks.
  • For walkers who choose to write a check, please make all checks payable to CWS/CROP. You may bring checks to the walk.
  • Please keep track of walkers who give you cash donations, so they get credited by the treasurer for their donations. Convert all cash donations to a money order payable to CWS/CROP and include them in your report to the Walk Treasurer.

Twenty-five percent of CROP funds remain in our community through the Community Solutions Center (CSC), an agency of Feeding Southwest Virginia. Seventy-five percent of donations will be used by Church World Service to support its global hunger, humanitarian aid, and disaster response programs in 30+ countries.

Together we can make a big difference in the lives of our neighbors locally and globally. Please join us for this 40th year of helping our neighbors in need.

40th Roanoke CROP Hunger Walk Dinner in Memory of Fr. Joe Lehman

You are invited to join us for the
The 40th Roanoke CROP Hunger Walk Celebration Dinner
in memory of Fr. Joe Lehman

An Italian-themed Buffet Dinner (prepared by Chef Peter Radjou, Taaza)
Thursday, October 19, 2023 6:00pm at Our Lady of Nazareth Fellowship Hall
Buffet Dinner menu includes:
Green Salad
Italian Wedding Soup
Garlic Bread
Lasagna – meat and vegetarian
Baked Italian Chicken with Lemon and Herb Sauce (Gluten and dairy free)
Spaghetti with marinara sauce (Kids meal)
Dessert – Cannoli and Gelato
Dinner cost: Adults - $20; Seniors (65+) - $15; Kids (12 – under)- $12
Dinner tickets can be purchased -
In person during the CROP Hunger Walk on October 8, 2023, 2:00 pm
Online -

Location : Our Lady of Nazareth Church Fellowship Hall
2505 Electric Rd Roanoke, VA 24018