Let’s put an end to hunger in our community, our nation and our world!

The 37th Annual Naperville Area

CROP Hunger Walk

October 20, 2019

In 36 years the walk has raised more than 1.4 million dollars to help hungry families.

the Naperville Area CROP Hunger Walk educates, advocates, and  raises funds for the hungry families for the work of Church World Service, the Loaves and Fishes Community Service and the Northern Illinois Food Bank. .

Hope in Action

the 2019 WALK

You can help package food for the Naperville/DuPage Loaves and Fishes Community Service agency.


After the walk  you can put items of food in a bag so families can quickly pick up an entire meal.  These bags will be distributed the following week at the Loaves and Fishes Community Center.

Meet Our Partners

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You can recruit persons to walk, encourage walkers to ask for donations, and join the 2017 5K or 1 K Walk on Sunday, October 20 at Grace United Methodist Church.  Registration begins at 12:30 and the Kick Off Rally begins at 1:15 p.m. 

Join Us


those in need

Reach Out

Join with others in the Naperville area and make a difference in the lives of hungry families

The Naperville DuPage Loaves and Fishes Community Service agency distributes over 60,000 pounds of groceries every week.


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Our Mission

For more than 30 years, the Naperville Area CROP Hunger Walk has brought churches and organizations together to  to provide food, assistance, and to advocate  for the hungry families in our community, our region, and our global family. Find out how you can help  someone in need through participation in the Naperville Area CROP Hunger Walk.

Church World Service  is a global ecumenical organization focused on disaster preparation, immediate response and long-term recovery.

  • How you can become an advocate for hungry families
  • How you can participate with your confirmation class or youth group
  • Political action in Washington, D.C.
  • Clean water in west Africa

Find your inner power by helping others

Did you know that hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined?  Join the Naperville Area CROP Hunger Walk to help hungry families in our community, region, and world.



  • How you can recruiting walkers
  • How you create a team on-line
  • How you can donate to a walker or a team
  • How you can help your children learn about mission through participation

Naperville Area Crop Hunger Walk

The Northern Illinois Food Bank 

provides nutritious meals for those in need through innovative programs and partnerships in 13 northern Illinois counties.