World Hunger Drive

World Hunger Drive

Mission:

  • We feed the body...by giving food and providing sustainability tools.
  • We feed the mind...by supporting education.
  • We feed the spirit...by growing faith communities through mission trips.

Goals for 2016:

  • Seven physical containers - Cap Haitian, Jamaica, and Port au Prince
  • One and a quarter virtual containers - sustainability projects, education and physical therapy
  • Expand local food pantry support - 10,000 pounds plus
  • Mission trip
  • Target is to surpass the two million pound mark of food and supplies provided since the inception of the drive.

Upcoming Events:

June 11 Signups for the Meal Packing Event Begin
June 25 World Hunger Drive Food Collections Begin
June 25 Hoops for Hunger Basketball Tournament
July 9 Meal Packing Event
July 23/24 Last Weekend for World Hunger Food Drive Collections
Oct. 3 - 8 Haiti Mission Trip


Agencies served: Missionaries of the Poor, Catholic Charities Charlotte Diocese, 2nd Harvest Food Bank

Volunteer opportunities: Annual July food drive and meal packing event. Mission trips. Please visit www.worldhungerdrive.org.

Time commitment of volunteers: One hour on up

To volunteer or ask a question email World Hunger Drive.

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