Sept 23 – Stop Hunger Now! Meal Packing

805 million people in the world do not have enough to eat. This number is down more than 100 million over the last decade, and 209 million lower than in 1990–92. Source: FAO, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

One in every nine people on our planet go to bed hungry each night. FAO, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

Hunger kills more people each year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Source: FAO, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

The vast majority of hungry people (791 million) live in developing countries, where 13.5 percent of the population is chronically undernourished. Source: FAO, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2014

Let's Do Something About It!

Help End Hunger in Our Lifetime

September 23
6:00-8:00PM
STOP HUNGER NOW!

Oakland is hosting a Stop Hunger Now meal packing event to fight hunger around the world. We are working with Stop Hunger Now to pack and deliver 1200 meals. There will be two shifts of volunteers packing meals. First shift runs from 6:00PM to 7:00PM and second shift from 7:00PM to 8:00PM. You can volunteer for a shift any Sunday between now and then. 

May 24 – June 7 – QUARTERLY FOOD DRIVE benefitting ST. ANNE’s FOOD BANK

QUARTERLY FOOD DRIVE
Benefitting ST. ANNE'S FOOD PANTRY
May 24 - June 7

St. Ann Catholic Church Food Pantry, or RAMP (Receiving and Ministering to People), serves our Johnston County neighbors in need. Patrons receive one bag of food per family per month. Parishioners are encouraged to donate food or money; monetary donations are used to purchase food from the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina or from local grocery stores.
Each Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, volunteers greet our patrons, pack bags and/or carry bags for our patrons. RAMP also has a community resource guide that we use to further assist our patrons.

 

For more information, visit the St. Anne's Food Pantry Website Here.