Participating Congregations and Organizations
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Beyt Tikkun Synagogue
  • First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) Palo Alto
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church Palo Alto
  • First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto
  • First United Methodist Church Palo Alto
  • Network of Spiritual Progressives
  • Palo Alto Friends Meeting
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto (Catholic)
  • Trinity Church in Menlo Park (Episcopal)
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • West Bay Chapter, Buddhist Peace Fellowship

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October 2017

Multifaith Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk

When: Sunday, October 08 2017 @ 01:00 pm - - 04:00pm
Event Type: Other Events
Contact: Mary Beth Train, Local Co-Chair
Where: Nealon Park
800 Middle Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Description: This fundraiser walk by faith and community groups benefits Church World Service (CWS) one of the 9 refugee relief NGO's authorized by the U.S. to work with the U.N. Refugee agency. Over 70% of CWSs budget is for refugee services with the remainder for global relief and development, emergency response, and advocacy. One quarter of the funds raised will go to the Ecumenical Hunger Project (EHP).

In 2016, 101 people from 17 Peninsula churches and community groups walked together raising $20,660, of which over $5,000 was sent to the Ecumenical Hunger Project. This year, our goal is 10 more Peninsula churches/groups, including synagogues and mosques, and 200 walkers. Join us!

This event is sponsored by Church World Service

(See event web page)