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|Close Date||Any time before the event ends or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||Family Friendly|
Rise Against Hunger is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. Our mission is to end hunger in our lifetime by providing food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.
Rise Against Hunger’s meal packaging program is a volunteer-based initiative that coordinates the assembly-line packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, and 23 essential vitamins and minerals. The program was created to give dedicated individuals and organizations — from businesses to civic clubs — the opportunity to participate in a hands-on international hunger relief program and to become educated, engaged advocates for the world’s hungry. The events also give volunteers hands-on experience in leadership development, team-building, relationship-building, creative problem-solving, and goal-setting and achievement.
Since the inception of the meal packaging program in December 2005, these packaged meals have been used primarily to support school feeding programs in developing countries. Hunger is the common thread among the world’s most challenging issues. Targeting hunger — specifically by supporting school feeding programs — leverages support to other causes including poverty, disease, education, and the welfare of women and children.
All participants must wear closed toed shoes.
|Causes||Disaster Relief Education Emergency & Safety Hunger International|
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Location: 141 E College Avenue, Evans Hall - Main Floor, Decatur, GA 30030
|Name & Time||Description||Positions|
|Assist Student Affairs and Stop Hunger Now Staff with setting up for the meal packaging event. Must be able to lift heavy objects.||0/10||Over|
|Assist with Packaging Meals. All volunteers will be assigned to either work a funnel, refill ingredients, run completed meal bags between the funnels and weigh stations, weigh bags, seal bags, pack bags into boxes, and load boxes onto the truck.||0/100||Over|
|Assist Student Affairs and Rise Against Hunger Staff with cleaning up after the meal packaging event||0/10||Over|