The Triangle Community 

Rise Against Hunger Event

 

Event Details
Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (1.5 and 2 hour volunteer shifts available)
Location: Triangle Presbyterian Church’s Family Life Center
Hosted By: Triangle Presbyterian Church

Triangle Presbyterian Church (TPC) is excited to announce our 4th Triangle Community Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging Event. We invite you and your family to join TPC and other churches, businesses and organizations from across the Triangle to participate in this very meaningful and worthwhile project to help feed hungry families around the world. This event is packed full of fun as volunteers of all ages work side by side to combine rice, soy protein, dried vegetables and essential vitamin and mineral packets into individual bags, weigh and seal the bags and place them in boxes to be shipped. The goal of this project is to raise funds for and package a minimum of 80,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger to distribute to hungry families internationally. The meals are distributed to orphanages, schools, medical clinics, countries experiencing natural disasters and other similar locations in desperate need of these meals. For more information about the Stop Hunger Now organization, including a list of their international distribution partners, please visit www.riseagainsthunger.org.

Fundraising Information

Each meal costs 29 cents to package and ship. Our goal to package a minimum of 80,000 meals sets our minimum fundraising goal for this event at $20,200. We hope you will consider donating to help support this great cause. Click here to donate online to fund meals for this event Please write all check donations to “Rise Against Hunger” and mail to the address below. Please indicate “Triangle Event” in the company field for online donations and the memo field for check donations. The deadline for all donations is February 10, 2018.

Send check donations to:
Triangle Presbyterian Church
5001 Tudor Place
Durham, NC 27713

Volunteer & Team Information:

This is a family-friendly community service event as individuals ages 4 or older can participate.  Volunteers sign up for a 1.5 hour (setup/clean up) and/or a 2 hour (meal packaging) shift between 8:30am – 5:00 pm. Click here to register to volunteer for this event.

Becoming a team leader is a very easy, yet impactful way to be involved!  Just ask your friends, family, coworkers, etc. to join your team by volunteering on February 17th and donate to help fund the meals that we package.  If you are interested in learning more about how you can become a team leader, please email us at triangleriseagainsthunger@nullgmail.com, and we’ll send you the information and resources you need to get started!

Church/Business/Community Organization Partnership Levels

We would love for your church/business/organization to consider joining us for this event, and we have various partnership levels available. This is an excellent way for your group to get to know others in the Triangle area, become more involved in the community and work together as a team for a greater cause.

Request More Information

If you have questions or would like more information about this event and/or the group partnership levels, please contact us at triangleriseagiansthunger@nullgmail.com.  To receive updates about this event, please like our Triangle Rise Against Hunger Event Facebook page.

We look forward to working with you! Together we can make a difference!!

 

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