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MLK Ending Hunger Meal Packaging Event
Monday 15 January 2018, 10:00am
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Celebrate the life and dreams of

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

by giving just a small portion of your time and a little bit of money.

Join us  Monday, January 15th  for the

MLK Ending Hunger Meal Packaging Event

with the HHRLA (Hingham Hull Religious Leaders Assoc.)

at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hingham.

 

The average American family of 4 spends $3,700 celebrating Christmas—whether or not they’re Christian—on gifts, food, and frivolity.

If every such family in New England who has food gave $47 (1.3% of $3,700) and packaged meals for 18 minutes A YEAR, everyone else gets to eat every day.

Per person, that’s 3 cents and 3 seconds of effort daily!

Here are two ways to help:

  1. Donate to Project Outreach to sponsor a meal “assembly worker”. For just $42 you can sponsor a worker. You may “sponsor” as many workers as you would like.
  1. Contribute your time to the Jan 15th MLK Day meal packaging event at St John’s Episcopal in Hingham to benefit South Shore food pantries and provide hurricane relief! Be part of the sandwich-making assembly line from 10am to 11am.

How to donate:

1. ONLINE at OutreachProgram.org by clicking on Donate Now (blue box in the upper right-hand corner), then on Donate to a specific meal packaging event (the top scroll down option), and noting EndHungerNE event #124 under "Add special instructions to the seller:" on the second page.

  1. BY MAIL at 93 Whiffletree Ln, Marshfield MA 02050 (checks payable to The Outreach Program), noting it in the memo section.

For more information contact:

Matthew Martin
Ending Hunger. Enriching Lives.
Regional Manager and 

National Faith-Based Coordinator
The Outreach Program
Cell (857) 939-3459
www.theoutreachprogram.org

 

A note from Jessica Badiner – CSS Social Action

Hi everyone,

The Rabbi has asked me to round up volunteers and help raise money so Congregation Sha’aray Shalom can participate in a great program to pack lunches for local people during MLK day on Jan 15. Many of the faith communities in the south shore are expected to participate. It promises to be a fun event, and everyone is welcomed! Kids, neighbors, friends, if they can pack a lunch, we wanna see 'em there. They don't have to be members of the temple.

For every $500 we raise, we can have 10-12 participants in the packing lines. The money will go towards purchasing the food we will pack. Rabbi has offered to subsidize the participation fee for the first group of 10-12. We hope to get your participation even if you can't chip in any money. But if we all contribute approximately $40/per person, we can bring more people and feed more people!

Please let me know if you are interested, and how many sets of helpful hands you can bring to pack lunches. I believe Jan 5 is the deadline to give them our count. So please spread the word!

All the best,

Jesse

Jessica Badiner

CSS Congregant and member of the CSS Social Action Committee

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