38th Red Bank CROP Walk Steps Up to the Start Line * Sunday, October 21, 2118


A Place at the Table for Everyone

A Place at the Table for Everyone

WALK DAY INFO


37th Red Bank CROP Hunger Walk
SUNDAY OCTOBER 15, 2017

Red Bank Regional High School

                     101 Ridge Road Little Silver, NJ
Registration 1:00  Walk Start 2:00

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! 

Kim Smith - Return unused materials, signs
    22 Browns Lane Fair Haven, NJ 07704
 PH #732-530-7718
Email Kimmy195911@aol.com

1. 5 mile walk, level, and mostly on sidewalks.
2. 5 water stops along the route and at the finish. 
3. Restrooms at churches and Red Bank Reg. HS
4. Van for tired walkers donated: Red Bank Senior Center
5. Short walk ends at East Side Park.
* Crossing guards and safety monitors along the way!


Click to print a black & white Map of Walk Route
           
DAY BEFORE WALK
  * Complete sponsor forms ahead of time. * Still time to get additional sponsors.  
  
  * UNDER AGE 18  parents must sign sponsor envelope or consent form

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

WALK DAY     SUNDAY OCTOBER 15th
WEATHER We walk rain or shine!  We've had sunshine 35 of 36 years but we wouldn't walk in hurricanes! Check Facebook and Twitter for weather updates!
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 on the sponsor envelope. Consent Form 


WALK START   2:00  
    
SHOW YOUR SPIRIT
 * Buy a 2017 CROP Walk t-shirt, 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
 * 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, and Wristbands (while they last)
 * Table will be set up outside in front of Art Contest Area.

REGISTATION
 * Hand in the entire sponsor envelope if you have collected all the money.
 * If you are still collecting, keep the donor sheet and hand in your money.
 * Please be sure parent signed if you are under age 18
LIVE MUSIC "The Wag Band" will play again, donating their time through Musicians on a Mission.
           
BANNER POSTER CONTEST
Hand in sponsor forms in the registration area.Then drop off banners & posters at the Art Contest area in front of the school. Artwork will be displayed outside on the windows,  weather permitting.
A LITTLE FUN   Short Stop the Clown and Emmett the Lego Man. Look for him wearing this year's orange walk t-shirt. Emmett and Short Stop will be happy to pose with kids and family groups for a photo op. Short Stop will be doing warm-ups about 1:40. Short will be on hand to cheer you along the route in Red Bank.

HOP SCOTCH for CROP! Hop Scotch to help end hunger!

STROLLER BRIGADE Decorate your strollers or wagons. NO scooters, bicycles,  roller blades,or skate boards

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   
* Bring a one gallon jug of water and we will provide stickers to decorate!  

SAFETY FIRST - Garden State Radio, town police and volunteer safety guards. 
Please follow their directions.
 * stay on the sidewalks
 * Obey crossing guards
 * Strollers and wheelchairs ok, no roller skates, or wheelie shoes, no bicycles
 * Please stay on the sidewalks and pay attention to the crossing guards.

Farmers Against Hunger Information on gleaning project.

Empty Bowls Program Local artists create bowls to sell. Profits go to CROP.

Walk Start
 * Make your way to the start about 1:45 
 * Blessing by Pastor Steve Brown out of the First Baptist Church of Red Bank
 * Runners start out first followed by walkers and the Stroller Brigade.
End of Walk 
 * Don't forget your walk certificate at the finish line. 
 * Apples, and ice cream generously provided by Superfoodtown of Red Bank, Delicious Orchards, and Sickles Market.

Please use garbage cans! Our volunteers don't leave until the area is cleaned up.

PHOTOS:  Instagram - redbank_cropwalk Hashtags  #redbankcropwalk
#redbankcropwalk2017
 #crophungerwalk


Any photos shared or taken by volunteer photographers
 may be used to promote CROP Hunger Walks
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!  

PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE IN A 2017 WALK DAY ALBUM


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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