GREENSBORO, N.C. - Greensboro fought hunger one step at a time on Sunday.

The city hosted the 37th annual Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk.

WFMY News 2 Meteorologist Terran Kirksey emceed the event.

The 5K community event raised funds to provide food and water to the needy and WFMY News 2 is a proud sponsor.

Since 1981, Greensboro Urban Ministry and Church World Service have partnered with the community to present the walk.

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The Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk is the second largest CROP event in the nation, attracting more than 4,000 walkers each year.

So far, the walk has raised more than $5 million to fight hunger.

25% of the funds raised through the local walk go to Potter's House Community Kitchen at Greensboro Urban Ministry, which serves a hot meal to 400-500 people every day.

Church World Service support goes to fund nutrition, education, and agriculture programs around the world.

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