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SAVE THE DATE:  OUR NEXT BIG MEAL PACK 19 APRIL 2020

 

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Congratulations and thanks to everyone who took part in our Tackling Hunger event on 7th April 2019, hosted by King Henry VIII School, Coventry

 

Together, here’s what we achieved:

 

· Over 30,000 meals packed for Rise Against Hunger

· £500 donation to the Trussell Trust for UK Foodbanks

· 369 kilos of food donations to Trussell Trust for UK Food Banks

 

Volunteers:

· 250 volunteers of all ages from across the community came together, including

· Over 100 from King Henry VIII School, Coventry

· Members of Rotary clubs from across the Heart of England District 1060

 

Sponsors:

· Strategic Change Partners (donation and project Management)

· Vagdia Holmes, Architects (donation)

· AiP Alliance in Partnership (volunteer refreshments)

 

  Rotary sponsors and supporters:

· Coventry Breakfast Rotary

· Coventry Jubilee Rotary

· Henley in Arden Rotary

· Kenilworth Rotary

· Knowle & Dorridge Rotary

· Leamington Spa Regency Rotary

· Rugby Dunsmore Rotary

· Southam 2000 Rotary

· Warwick Rotary

For websites, please click on the club name

Please click here to find out more about Rotary (including clubs in your area)

 

Our thanks also to a brilliant team of helpers, not already mentioned:

  • King Henry VIII School staff and pupils, including the facilities team led by David Iles
  • Logistics: Victor Lobb, Kenilworth Rotary
  • Rise Against Hunger team in the U.S. (Chris Jones, Spencer Merricks)
  • Rise Against Hunger Facilitator Anna
  • Feed the Hungry team,  Paul, Gwynn & Mark, who will also transport our meals to the schools on behalf of Rise Against Hunger
  • Warrington Rotary Club, Irene & Eric Russell

 

We will be holding a follow up meal pack event, please keep an eye on our

Tackling Hunger website and social media pages for more information

Fundraising is already underway !

 

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Rise Against Hunger

We are proud to have partnered with Rise Against Hunger for our Meal Pack

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We are grateful to King Henry VIII School in Coventry for again providing the venue for our event and for supporting us with fundraising and volunteers.

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We are proud to partner with The Trussell Trust who are the UK's largest Foodbank provider.

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We are grateful to the following organisations who kindly provided sponsorship to enable our event to take place.

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The Rotary Clubs involved in this project:

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Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to come and help on 7th April. Please see below the latest information for volunteers:

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In April 2018, we held our first Tackling Hunger event where we packed over 51,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger and collected UK foodbank donations for the Trussell Trust

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Examples of some of the questions we have received so far about the event. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have further questions.

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