Rise Against Hunger

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  • February 10, 2018 | 10:00am – 1:00pm
  • Location: 495 Buckwalter Parkway, Cross Schools Campus , Bluffton, SC 29910


Millions of people around the world are starving, but what can we do about it? The Church of the Cross Stop Hunger Now Planning Team will be hosting a Stop Hunger Now packaging event February 10th at 10:00 a.m. at Cross Schools Campus!  

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We can make a BIG difference in a SMALL amount of time. We are in need of at least 200 volunteers ages 4 and older to help package 50,112+ meals. This is a family friendly event to help raise awareness and to help bring an end to world hunger. It only costs 29 cents per meal, so a small donation makes a big difference. 

What is Stop Hunger Now? Stop Hunger Now is a Raleigh based international hunger relief agency. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world. Here are some sneak peak videos about Stop Hunger Now: Video 1 Video 2

packaging shnWhat is a packaging event? This event allows volunteers to combine rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables, and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packets. Here are some videos to get a glimpse of what a meal packaging event looks like: Video 1 Video 2

How can you help now?

Financial donations: Goal: $14,700

  • Cash/Coins: See Sheila in the church office or donate in the donation boxes at either Church site.
  • Checks: Please make checks out to The Church of the Cross with Stop Hunger Now in the memo section and place it in the offering plate on either campus.

Click here to volunteer.