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Saginaw County CROP Hunger Walk Treasurer

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Church World Service

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About CROP Hunger Walk

CROP Hunger Walks are community-based walk events held in cities and towns across the United States raising funds to support the global mission of Church World Service, a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. Twenty five percent of the funds raised are returned to the host community to support local hunger fighting efforts Church World Service and organized by local congregations or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world.

CWS is directly responding to COVID-19 relief efforts through our hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster response programs. Our CWS kits and blankets programs, as well as community support programs continue to address the increased needs to the local and global communities. The funds raised by CROP Hunger Walks go to support local hunger agencies and the programs of CWS.

CROP Hunger Walk History

The Crop Project was organized in 1947 when farmers were asked to donate food and seed crops to our hungry neighbors in post-World War II Europe and Asia, a program that soon became known as the Christian Rural Overseas Program - CROP. In 1969 in Bismarck, North Dakota, and in 1970 in York, Pennsylvania, the first walk events were organized to raise funds to support CROP. Since then, CROP Hunger Walk events have been held in hundreds of communities large and small raising millions of dollars to eradicate hunger and poverty.

Saginaw County Treasurer Description

  • Collect and account for all walk funds
  • Instruct Team Captains on how to handle donations and envelopes
  • Remit all funds and report to CWS
  • Report funds to the planning team, CWS and participating groups

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About Church World Service

Location:

475 Riverside Drive, Suite 700, New York, NY 10115, US

Mission Statement

Church World Service is a faith-based humanitarian agency committed to helping the most vulnerable in our world. We meet refugees, immigrants, and those striving for a better life where they are, and walk alongside them in their journey.

Description

Church World Service is a faith-based humanitarian agency committed to helping the most vulnerable in our world. We meet refugees, immigrants, and those striving for a better life where they are, and walk alongside them in their journey.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Disaster Relief
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Saginaw, MI 48601

(43.4089,-83.9042)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Literacy
  • Bookkeeping
  • Data Entry
  • Fundraising
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Attend monthly one hour meetings from May-October as well as follow up from meetings related to walk duties. Attend Saginaw CROP Hunger Walk Event. Collect funds from all team captains, count funds and mail to CWS national office. (15-20 hours)

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