Rise Against Hunger 50k Mealpack
Sat 14th April 2018 at 10.00 - 16.00
Become a hunger champion and volunteer for our Rise against Hunger mealpack weekend 14th/15th April 2018 in Bolton and Wilmslow.
Wouldn't it be an incredible achievement to say you helped to provide food for over 50,000 hungry people.
Well you can - Become a Hunger Champion and join us at the Rise Against Hunger meal pack event in Bolton on the 14th April.
You will be packing nutritious dried meals consisting of rice, soy, lentils and essential minerals and vitamins.
Around the world, nearly 805 million people lack adequate food, by helping us to package these meals; you will help to change a child's life forever.
Help us pack 55k meals in one weekend to stop world hunger - 35k in Bolton on 14th April at Sharples School, with a satellite 20k mealpack at Wilmslow on the 15th
The Rotary Club of Bolton Lever and Rise Against Hunger are joining forces in the fight against hunger. More than 200 volunteers, Rotarians and community groups will pack 50,0000 meals for the world’s hungry on 14th April at Sharples School, Bolton.
Rise Against Hunger meal packing events are volunteer based programmes that package highly nutritious dehydrated meals, comprised of rice, soya, vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and minerals.
This will be the 3rd Rotary sponsored Rise Against Hunger meal packing event in the North West. Of England. It builds upon the success of the previous meal packs in Warrington and at the Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland conference in Manchester.
Rise Against Hunger gets food and life-saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable people, and works to end global hunger in our lifetime. Established in 1998, they have provided over 225 million meals in 73 countries.
For more information visit the Rise Against Hunger Website
The Bolton event will help meet the Rotary in GBI goal of distributing 1 million meal packs over the next 2 years.
The meal packing will take place on Saturday 14th April 2018. We need pledges of either
· volunteers to cover 2 or 4 hour packing shifts.
· Or donations
Each attendee is asked to bring a food item (like tinned beans, tineed / packet soup, pasta etc) for distribution to local food banks within our district.
We would welcome involvement from Rotary Clubs in the North West and can come and talk to your club about how to get involved.
This is an ideal team building event for local businesses, with employees who want to get involved in a hands on humanitarian project. Donations can be made via our BT mydonate event page
The event is open to volunteers from Church groups, Youth organisations, Community groups, Clubs and Service organisations. Individual volunteers and family groups are also very welcome to join us
This family friendly event is open to volunteers of all ages. Children are welcome, (age 5 and above) when accompanied by an adult.