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Break Hunger 2013 – Spring Break

Break Hunger smallSpring into action and BREAK HUNGER at our 2013 Spring Break packaging event!

Save the date to join your friends and family 3/19-3/21 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

We’re inviting student, parents, family and all community members to a special Hunger Fight during Spring Break 2013. Raise/donate funds and help package our goal of 750,000 meals! Registration is now open – register here to package meals. Register here as a pod worker or host.

What: Break Hunger 2013

When: Tuesday, March 19  through Thursday, March 21, 2013
Two-hour packaging shifts between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where: Elwell family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. See a map of the Fairgrounds here.

Who: Students*, family, community members! This event provides a fun and rewarding way to earn high school volunteer hours! *Note: students 12 years of age and under need to be accompanied by an adult while packaging. Register here!

Important Fundraising!

We need to raise funds to cover the cost of raw ingredients! Each meal costs 20 cents to package. We encourage making fundraising fun! Form your teams now (10 volunteers to a table) and encourage family and friends to participate either by donating to your team or packaging with you (or both)! Donations may be mailed or made online. You may also consider bringing cash with you to buy a Meals from the Heartland t-shirt on-site for only $10!

Donate online here, or mail donations to:

Meals from the Heartland
7780 Office Plaza Drive, Suite 136
West Des Moines, IA 50266

 

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We have a new goal for 2014 - 10 million meals! We packaged almost 8.7 million meals in 2013. To date in 2014, we have packaged 3,150,00 meals and are 31% of our goal!!!