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Help end hunger one step at a time

Parish goal to raise $1,500 for CROP Hunger Walk

Enrich your Lenten journey by walking to end hunger with fellow parishioners at the 45th annual CROP Hunger Walk on April 7. 

"The steps we take - and the funds we raise - will make a real impact,” says Amy Mackin, Holy Infant’s team captain for the walk. Last year, 51 parishioners of all ages walked and raised $1,560.

Our parish goal is to raise $1,500 to fight hunger and poverty in the Durham community and beyond. 

In 2018, Durham walkers raised $158,900 for local organizations and programs as well as Church World Service projects. Among the Durham agencies that received nearly $40,000 from those donations are Families Moving Forward, Housing for New Hope, Meals on Wheels and Urban Ministries of Durham.

Beyond our community, nearly $120,000 helped support Church World Services projects worldwide. Wonder how your contribution makes a difference? 

  • $25 supplies seeds and tools for a community garden to improve nutrition.
  • $100 provides 200 chicks for families, as a self-propagating food source.
  • $300 drills 10 meters of a shallow borehole well to improve hygiene and sanitation.
  • $1,000 builds a water pump for clean drinking water and community training for long-term success.

Walkers will meet at the church to carpool to Duke Chapel at 1:15 pm. The walk begins at 2:30 pm.

Visit the CROP Hunger Walk booth after Masses the weekend of March 16 and 17 for more information. Register for the Holy Infant Team and make your donation today!

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