Following the success of our first Tackling Hunger event on 22nd April 2018,  Kenilworth and other Heart of England Rotary Clubs, supported by our Project Partners: Rise Against Hunger, King Henry VIII School and The Trussell Trust, are pleased to announce that we are holding a follow up event on Sunday 7th April 2019.

 

  • 815 million people in the world don’t get the food they need to live a healthy life

  • 1,182,954 three-day emergency food supplies were given by Trussell Trust to people in crisis in 2016/17

 

On Sunday 7th April 2019 at King Henry VIII School, Coventry, our Tackling Hunger event will:

 

  • bring together 300 volunteers from across the community

 

  • pack over 50,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger’s overseas schools feeding programme

 

  • support the UK Trussell Trust by collecting foodbank donations

 

To achieve this, we need to raise £12,500 for the meal pack ingredients and would also like to raise a further £1,000 as a donation to the Trussell Trust.   

As at the beginning of February, we have received pledges of £6,455 towards our target.

 

You can help by volunteering to help pack meals on the day, helping raise money by organising fun events, making a personal donation or by sponsoring the event.

 

Get involved, please help us make a difference!

 

   

please click the MyDonate icon if you would like to make a donation towards our next event   

Note: MyDonate page hosted by the Project Treasurer, Rotary Club of Southam 2000
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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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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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Fundraising is underway, we need to raise £12,500.

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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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