50k mealpack event in Bolton

Tackling World Hunger event in Bolton April 14th 2018

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Welcome to our Tackling Hunger event webpages:

 

815 million people in the world don’t get the food they need to live a healthy life

[UN, Food and Agriculture Organisation]

In the UK last year, 1,182,954 emergency food parcels were provided by The Trussell Trust

[*UK’s largest food bank network and a partner of Rotary]

 

The Rotary Club of Bolton Lever wanted to help those suffering from hunger overseas and in this country.  Working with other Rotary Clubs and our project partners - Rise Against Hunger, The Trussell Trust, and Sharples School - we held a special one day event:

 

bringing together 400 volunteers

to pack 50,000 meals for children overseas

and to support local UK Foodbanks and other donations

 

Event DateApril 14th 2018 

Fundraising Target:  £12,500

 

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