Ashland University to Partner with Local Church in Crop Hunger Walk

Ashland University to Partner with Local Church in Crop Hunger Walk

9/22/15 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s “AU G.I.V.S.” organization will be partnering with Christ United Methodist Church in a local community event called the Crop Hunger Walk. The Crop Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2:30 p.m. with registration at 2 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in Ashland (on Claremont Avenue across from Little Caesars Pizza).

AU G.I.V.S would like to ask you and your organization to support our efforts and partner with us in raising money and participating in this event,” said Jennifer Washock, director of orientation and community service at AU. “The Crop Hunger Walk is an event that helps put a stop to hunger in the local community as well as around the world.”

Washock said those who are interested in walking or wanting more information on the event, can call her at 419.289.5312.

“Through the Crop Hunger Walk, we can help meet emergency and recovery needs in Haiti and other places around the world, including local food banks such as the Kroc Center, Loudonville Helping Hands, St. Edward’s Lunch Program and the Emmanuel Breakfast Center,” she said. “We can help families get back on their feet.”

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###