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 2017:

  • Seven physical containers - Cap Haitian, Jamaica, and Port au Prince
  • One and a quarter virtual containers - sustainability projects, education, tilapia, irrigation, chikens and farm products
  • Expand local food pantry support - 15,000 pounds plus
  • Mission trip

Upcoming Events:

June 10 Signups for the Meal Packing Event Begin
June 17/18 Signups for Meal Packing Event in the Narthex
June 24 World Hunger Drive Food Collection Begins/Coupon Trees
July 8 Meal Packing Event
July 22/23 Last Weekend for World Hunger Food Drive Collections
July 24/25 Load and Ship Final World Hunger Drive Containers
October 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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