College Park Rotary Hunger Project to benefit the Love Pantry

rotaryCP-LogoHelp feed hunger families by packaging healthy meals! Join the College Park Rotary Hunger Project in a goal to package 20,000 meals in one night!

On August 21, volunteers will be hand-packaging 20,000 healthy meals that will be distributed to Orange County School children and their families through the Love Pantry Project, a project of the Christian Service Center. The College Park Rotary Club, Lake Highland Interact Club, and Edgewater Interact Club will be partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere and the Christian Service Center to make this an event that makes a difference.

Feeding Children Everywhere has launched its newest endeavor, US Hunger; a social charity that specializes in the empowerment and mobilization of people to provide a healthy solution to the hunger problem in the United States. The meals to be packed are simple, healthy and delicious.  The main components are lentils, rice, a blend of six dehydrated vegetables and pink Himalayan salt. The meal is scientifically formulated to help combat the effects of hunger on the human body. The meal is also an important in the fight against anemia in countries around the world. US Hunger is partnering together with the Christian Service Center to distribute the packaged meals to the hungry right here in Central Florida.

When: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

1 x 2.5 hour shift

 

Where: St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

2499 N Westmoreland Drive

Orlando, FL 32804

 

How to Get Involved:  We are recruiting 120 volunteers for our inaugural event!  To register, please got to the following link and submit your information:  http://collegeparkrotary.eventbrite.com/  Special note: We are asking all volunteers to register in advance as we have only 120 slots available for this event.

You can donate too!  As part of this event, The College Park Rotary Club, along with the Christian Service Center has provided 60% of the funding to for the cost of food/packing items.  You or your friends/associates can donate to help fund the raw material costs by giving to the College Park Rotary Foundation or Christian Service Center, mark you payment for the Love Pantry.  Or, you can donate online through the ChristianServiceCenter.org or through Feeding Children Everywhere’s event location:  https://secure.qgiv.com/hobnob/event/19077/donate

You can bring food, too!  We are asking that those interested can bring canned food to help with other food in each of the Love Pantries.  Please bring the following newly-purchased items to the event. If you are not able to attend, please drop-off these items during the event.

 

•Canned Soup, Family Size (18 oz.)

•Canned Beef Stew (15 oz.)

•Canned Tuna (5 oz.)

•Canned Fruit (15 oz.)

•Canned Vegetables (14 oz.)

•Peanut Butter (18 oz.)

•Jelly (20 oz.)

•Mac and Cheese (7.7 oz.)

 

There will be great music, good fun and the chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of our children and their families right here in Central Florida.

 

Follow the link below to learn more about this event and Feeding Children Everywhere:

http://ushunger.com/portfolio/college-park-rotary-hunger-project/

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