"A hungry man can't see right or wrong.
He just sees food."
OUR MEAL PACKING EVENT GOALS
One in every nine people on the planet goes to bed hungry….
Hunger kills more people each year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Continue Our Community Tradition
Our last Hanover Area Community Meal Packing Event for Stop Hunger Now was held in November 2016. The 43,416 meals packed at that event brought our three-event total to 115,488 meals funded through the $29,000 raised throughout the community. Those meals have touched lives in Haiti, Columbia, Burundi and Zambia. The 2016 Event was the largest event to be run out of the Philadelphia regional office of Stop Hunger Now during the fourth quarter of that year.
This year our goal is to match the combined totals of our past three events: 100,000 meals packed, 500+ volunteers involved and $29,000 raised. With your help - IT CAN BE DONE.
Get involved by completing the form. Do it Now. You will be glad you did.
Here's How . . . .
Complete and send the simple form below and we will share all the ways you and your group can be a part of this life-changing event.
Safe Drinking Water
The first symbol is the water droplet. One in 10 people around the globe do not have safe drinking water. When people no longer need to spend hours each week traveling to and from clean water sources, time is freed to attend school or earn wages. Rise Against Hunger distributes water filters - especially critical in crisis situations - and assists in the construction of water wells. We work with our in-country partners to provide Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) training, promoting improved health and life expectancy.
The second symbol is leaves. Rise Against Hunger aims to increase agricultural production and incomes through programs promoting improved agricultural methods, business skills, and market access. Our programming will also help smallholder farmers build resilience to the shocks and stresses of climate change by promoting ecological approaches to agriculture as well as diversification. We are putting this plan into action in the Philippines by sourcing vegetables for our meals from local farmers.
The third symbol is the book. Rise Against Hunger is continuing its longstanding commitment to distributing nutritious meals to education programs all over the globe. Our meals, made up of enriched rice, soy protein, dried vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and nutrients, attract children to education programs and prevent dropouts-especially among girls-while simultaneously alleviating short-term hunger and enabling children to learn and to break the cycle of poverty
Contacting Event Planners
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
30 West Chestnut St.
Hanover, PA 17331