The Summer packaging season is highlighted by regional and national gatherings that connect volunteers from throughout Kentucky and the USA. Nearly 1,000 volunteers from the Kentucky UMC Annual Conference, Skills USA, Nazarene Youth Conference, Yum! Brands, and 4-H Jr Leaders have partnered with KAH-Louisville in June and July - producing 135,000+ fortified meals.
With the help of Feeding America-Kentucky's Heartland, 20,000 meals will benefit families in Central and Southern Kentucky while the remaining meals are being included in an upcoming shipment of humanitarian aid to South Sudan.
Packaging Teams from Switzerland County Elementary School, Humana, Powell County Middle School, and Manual High School helped create more than 40,000 fortified meals during the month of May.
400 volunteers participated in packaging events, including second grade students from SCES and eighth graders from Powell County. The KAH meals will be included in an upcoming shipment to Children's Lifeline (Haiti) and ongoing efforts to assist orphans in South Sudan.
Volunteers from local churches, schools, businesses and community organizations joined KAH-Louisville during the 2015 Mayor's Week of Service - producing more than 63,000 fortified meals.
Participating organizations included: Cub Scout Pack 30, Delta Sigma Theta Alumnee Chapter, Ford UAW, Homecare Homebase, IMC, Kentuckiana Works, Louisville Metro Government, Male High School Special Friends Team, Middletown Christian Church, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Project 1937, Seiller-Waterman, St. Vincent de Paul, and Wellington Elementary School.
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