In Falls Village, fighting hunger, a step at a time

Seconds after the Rev. Richard Taber cut the ribbon, walkers hit the pavement during the Sunday, Sept. 30, Northwest Connecticut CROP Hunger Walk. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

FALLS VILLAGE — Sporting stickers proclaiming “I am a Hunger Fighter,” more than 400 men, women and children from all walks of life participated in the 35th Northwest Connecticut CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Sept. 30. 

The interdenominational event, held at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, drew faith and community leaders, as well as teams from area schools, businesses and civic organizations, all of whom walked together to raise funds and awareness to alleviate hunger through the power of inclusion.

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