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500 turn out to fight hunger in Schenectady

City hosts CROP Walk

The Church World Service 31st Anniversary CROP Walk at Emmanuel Friedens Church in Schenectady on Sunday.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
The Church World Service 31st Anniversary CROP Walk at Emmanuel Friedens Church in Schenectady on Sunday.
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There were more people out walking Sunday afternoon and it wasn’t just because of the nice weather. The 31st annual Church World Service CROP Walk wound from Emmanuel Friedens Church through downtown Schenectady with an estimated 500 walkers raising an expected $50,000 to fight world hunger. “We walk because the needy overseas walk miles every day for food and water,” said Schenectady Inner City Mission Executive Director the Rev. Phillip Grigsby. “I’ve seen a 5-year-old ...


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