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.

Accomplishments for 2017

  • Grew Parishioner Involvement – Nearly 1,500 volunteers
  • Packed 341,280 meals
  • Expanded Local Food Pantry Support – 13,962 lbs
  • Haiti- Supported two missions; Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitian. Continue to focus on sustainable programs- 229,000 lbs
  • Jamaica- Supported the MOP and local residences- 87,000 lbs
  • Education Support – St. Mark School- $20k
  • Mission Trip = Greater Engagement. Oct 22nd
  • 9 Containers: 8 Physical Containers, and 1 Virtual Container. Estimated value – $256k

Upcoming Events

June 2 Signups for the Meal Packing Event Begin
June 16/17 Signups for Meal Packing Event in the Narthex
June 16 World Hunger Drive Food Collection Begins/Coupon Trees
June 30 Meal Packing Event
July 14/15 Last Weekend for World Hunger Food Drive Collections
July 14/15 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 June/July food drive and meal packing event. Mission trips. Please visit www.worldhungerdrive.org.

Time Commitment

One hour on up

For more information, email World Hunger Drive.

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