A group participating in the 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk stops by to occupy a canoe along the Green River Trail. COURTESY PHOTO

Benefit walk raises $26,739 to fight hunger

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 4:58pm
  • Life

The 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk attracted 111 participants from eight organizations on Sunday, raising $26,739 to help end hunger.

The community-led, Church World Service-sponsored 5½-mile walk took participants through the streets of Kent and along the Green River and Interurban trails in a show of solidarity with those who walk each day long distances for food and water.

Twenty-five percent of the funds collected – a total of $6,685 – supports three local hunger organizations: the homeless men’s shelter HOME; Kent Community Supper, which serves a free supper each and every Monday night at Kent Lutheran Church; and the Kent Food Bank.

This year’s event was renamed to honor the memory of Turner, a longtime practicing physician, who, with his wife Nancy, started and coordinated the walk for its first 20 years.

To learn more, visit crophungerwalk.org.

The 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk attracted 111 participants from eight organizations on Sunday, raising $26,739 to help end hunger. The community-led, Church World Service-sponsored 5½-mile walk took participants through the streets of Kent and along the Green River and Interurban trails in a show of solidarity with those who […]

The 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk attracted 111 participants from eight organizations on Sunday, raising $26,739 to help end hunger. The community-led, Church World Service-sponsored 5½-mile walk took participants through the streets of Kent and along the Green River and Interurban trails in a show of solidarity with those who […]

The 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk attracted 111 participants from eight organizations on Sunday, raising $26,739 to help end hunger. The community-led, Church World Service-sponsored 5½-mile walk took participants through the streets of Kent and along the Green River and Interurban trails in a show of solidarity with those who […]

The 25th annual Dr. Dave Turner Memorial Kent CROP Hunger Walk attracted 111 participants from eight organizations on Sunday, raising $26,739 to help end hunger. The community-led, Church World Service-sponsored 5½-mile walk took participants through the streets of Kent and along the Green River and Interurban trails in a show of solidarity with those who […]

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