37th Red Bank CROP Hunger Walk Steps Up to the Start Line * Sunday, October 15, 2017

Our Steps Help to Set a Place at the Table for ALL

Our Steps Help to Set a Place at the Table for ALL


36th Red Bank CROP Hunger Walk

Kim Smith - Materials Coordinator
    22 Browns Lane Fair Haven, NJ 07704
 PH #732-530-7718
Email Kimmy195911@aol.com

Click to print a black & white Map of Walk Route

1. Walk is a 5 mile long and level walk.
2. Five water stops along the way & at the finish. (HS)
3. Restrooms at the churches & at the Red Bank Reg. 
4.Van available for tired walkers donated by the Red Bank Senior Center. 
5.The short walk ends at East Side Park.
* Safety monitors along the way!

DIRECTIONS - Red Bank Regional High School
                     101 Ridge Road Little Silver, NJ
  * Still time to get additional sponsors.   * Complete sponsor forms ahead of time.
  * UNDER AGE 18 - Consent Form 

  * Pack up food donations (jars of peanut butter, rice or beans in boxes/cans (no bags)

Weather We walk rain or shine!  We've had sunshine 35 of 36years! 
Parking Parking to the right of the entrance. Carpool to save gas!
In Person Registration   1:00-2:00 
Adults can register online in advance by clicking the DONATE Button on the home page. Print out the registration and bring to the walk. If you are not doing online fundraising you can just register at Red Bank Regional HS on the day of the walk. Minors must have a parent sign the permission. Consent Form 

Walk Start   2:00  The Bradley Family (online team: In Memory of Chris Bradley) will cut the ribbon this year. We are grateful for their leadership in online fundraising!
Show Your Spirit
 * Buy a 2016 CROP Walk t-shirt, visor, wristbands!
 * Wear your  church/school clothing with logos.
 * Bring church or school banners.
 * Carry CROP Walk signs, posters, banners.
 * Be sure to get your END HUNGER sticker
 * Decorate strollers and wagons! Join the Stroller Brigade! 

Food Collection
 * Drop off food in the food collection area on tarps to be sorted for distribution
 * Peanut Butter, Rice, Beans, and nutritional soup
 * Bags of rice  50 lbs. or less. (manageable for volunteers and easier for pantries to use!)

CROP T-Shirts, Caps, and Wristbands (while they last)
 * Table will be set up outside in front of Art Contest Area.

 * Hand in the entire sponsor envelope if you have collected all the money.
 * Hand in the top sheet only if you still have money to collect.
 * Please be sure parent signed if you are under age 18
LIVE MUSIC by  Musicians on a Mission 
Banner Poster Contest
 * Please arrive a little early if you are submitting a banner or poster.
 * Hand in banner or poster with sponsor form at registration area.
 * After registration, walk past banner poster contest display area. 
 * Posters will be displayed outside on the glass wall, weather permitting.
A Little Fun   Short Stop the Clown  and Dory the forgetful fish will be on hand to cheer you along. Dory is helping us to find a way to end hunger!

LUG-A-JUG BRIGADE One gallon weighs 8 lbs. !!! If you have a group that would like to walk as a team carrying gallon jugs of water in solidarity with those that walk miles everyday for access to water; please contact us at redbankcropwalk@gmail.com   * You will need to bring your own one gallon jug of water and we will provide participant badges and stickers!  

Share your lug a jug photos on Instagram please use these two hashtags #redbankcropwalk2016 and #cropwalklugajug

SAFTEY Garden State Radio, town police and volunteer safety guards - all work with us to help ensure the safety of all our walkers. Please follow their directions.
 * Please stay on the sidewalks
 * Obey crossing guards
 * Strollers and wheelchairs ok, no roller skates, or wheelie shoes, no bicycles
 * Dogs are not encouraged at the request of the towns.
 * Please stay on the sidewalks and pay attention to the crossing guards.

OASIS BACKYARD FARMS GARDEN TABLE  Stop by the market table set up with organic bulbs available for you to plant over the winter. FREE with a donation to CROP Walk welcome! Thank you Renee Mongiovi.

Walk Start
 * Make your way to the start about 1:45 
 * Ribbon cutting by the Bradley Family -Online team: In Memory of Chris Bradley.   
 * Blessing by (to be announced)
 * Runners start out first followed by walkers and the Stroller Brigade.
End of Walk 
 * Don't forget your walk certificate
 * Check the poster for winners of gift certificates from our drawing.
 * Water, apples and ice cream generously provided by Delicious Orchards, Sickles Market and Super Foodtown of Red Bank.
Please use garbage cans! Our volunteers don't leave until the area is cleaned up.

PHOTOS:  Instagram - use   #redbankcropwalk2016
Our Instagram Account is redbank_cropwalk. We hope you will share your walk photos using the hashtag #redbankcropwalk2016

You can also email special photos to us at redbankcropwalk@gmail.com 

We will have photographers along the route. Wear your CROP Walk t-shirt from this year or any of our "Heart & Sole" t-shirts. If you don't have one wear church or school logo clothing!  


Red Bank CROP Walkers have always used their Hearts and Soles to raise funds to help hungry neighbors near and far. Walk with your friends, make new friends, enjoy the walk knowing you are out there helping your neighbors in need to have a better life today and hope for the future! 

Donation are open through December 31st. After you have finished collecting all your pledged donations, return to your recruiter or mail to:
Red Bank CROP Walk
PO Box 8022
Red Bank NJ 07701

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