Wilkesboro United Methodist Church
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Rise Against Hunger Event

Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
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Meal Packaging Event - Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 2:00pm - Fellowship Hall
Envisioning a world without hunger, Ray Buchanan, a United Methodist minister, founded Stop Hunger Now. In 2017, Stop Hunger Now rebranded to become Rise Against Hunger.  Visit www.riseagainsthunger.org to learn more such as: RAH “supports safety net programs that provide nourishment as well as additional skills training or services that support the difficult journey out of poverty.”
RAH provides highly nutritious dehydrated packaged meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, and 23 essential vitamins and minerals.  The meals are 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 + children. 
The Wilkesboro United Methodist family annually band together to help in this mission project. Our goal is to raise $5800, which will provide 20,000 meals. Your financial gift to WUMC/memo RAH and help on February 24, 2019 for the meal packaging event is welcomed.
Wilkesboro United Methodist Church
309 W. Main Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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