The 41st Annual Naperville Area

CROP Hunger Walk

Monarch Landing

June 15, 2023

In 40 years the walk has raised more than 1.6 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 2023 CROP Walk

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

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

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.

Meet Our Partners


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those in need

Join Us

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  • How you can recruit 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

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.

The 41st Annual Naperville Area CROP Hunger Walk begins with the Monarch Landing CROP Walk Hunger Day at the Monarch Landing Senior Residential Community on June 15.  The Monarch Landing Team will assemble emergency health kits.

The event for churches will be on October 15 

 Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner.  Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and the Kick-Off Rally begins at 1:15 p.m.

  • 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

Our Mission



The Need is Real

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

Naperville Area Crop Hunger Walk

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

The Northern Illinois Food Bank 

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