Fight against hunger hits GJ streets

Local faith groups and members of community are taking the fight against hunger to the streets.

More than 100 people took part Sunday in the Annual Crop Walk. The walk is an international effort to end the war on poverty. In the Grand Valley, local churches play an important role in the fight. They say see more and more people are becoming homeless.

"We have homeless and hungry people here in Grand Jucntion. One thing is because our food pantries are quickly running out of food," says Karen Sojberg of Grand Valley Peace & Justice.

Twenty five percent of the funds raised at the Crop Walk will go directly to replenish the local food banks. The rest will go abroad to help those in emergency situations.

If you missed the walk but would still like to donate, please call Karen at 970-243-0136.

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