Tucson Crop Walk battles hunger

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Sunday's wet weather didn't stop Tucsonans from heading outside for the annual Crop Walk.

The event benefits worldwide and local anti-hunger programs, including the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and the Casa Maria Hospitality House.

About 50 walkers braved the rain to help out.

"What's neat about the Food Bank is that if you give them money they can buy 10 pounds of food for a dollar because they get discounts from warehouses and so on, and so, giving cash is actually better than giving them a can of beans," said Cindy Craw from Crop Walk.

More than 3,000 communities across the country will walk to raise money in 2011 and 2012.