Business Sponsorship

South DuPage CROP Hunger Walkers

For more than three decades, each October, members of the communities of Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Woodridge, and Westmont, have walked through downtown Downers Grove and the surrounding neighborhoods to raise awareness about hunger and to raise funds to help neighbors – near and far – who struggle with the problem of hunger.

We invite your business to join our community in this endeavor and become a Corporate Sponsor by making a donation to the South DuPage CROP Hunger Walk. Your financial support for CROP Hunger Walk will help alleviate hunger and our publicity will proudly display your business as a supporter and leader in our community. 

One fourth of the donations go to local food pantries and social services and 75% of donations go to the hunger-fighting work of Church World Service around the world.

You may choose from four different levels of sponsorship, each with a varying degree of recognition for your participation (any amount is welcome):

Up to $149 Seeds Your business name on our CROP website, and Social Media
$150-$299 Great Grains Above plus your business name on Walk Route Map given to all walkers
$300-$499 Amber Fields Above plus your business name on the Sponsor Board on Walk Day
$500 or more Harvest Above plus recognition as Top Harvest Sponsor during Walk Day Announcements

While CROP Walk occurs on October 20, 2024, we must identify sponsors early to prepare promotional materials. If your donation is received by July 31, 2024, your company name will be included in pre-Walk publicity and recognized on CROP Walk Day. 

Please note that Church World Service is a 501c3 non-profit organization (#13-4080201).

There are two ways that you can sponsor the walk.

Donate Online

Click the button below to donate online. Be sure to identify “donation from a company”, your Company Name, and “South DuPage Crop Hunger Walk.”

Send a Check

Write a check made payable to "CWS/CROP" and mail it to Church World Service at the address below. Add a note stating your company name and that the donation is to support the "South DuPage CROP Hunger Walk."

Church World Service
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN 46515

If you have any questions, please send an email to

Thank you for your help in ending world hunger!

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