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Volunteer with MNLA at Feed My Starving Children

Let's give back. Gather your co-workers and volunteer at Feed My Starving Children.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/8/2018
When: Thursday, November 8, 2018
2:30 PM
Where: Map this event »
Feed My Starving Children
990 Lone Oak Road
Suite 126
Eagan, Minnesota  55121
United States
Contact: Sue Flynn
651-633-4987


Online registration is available until: 11/5/2018
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The Networking Committee is encouraging MNLA members to gather and give back this fall.

MNLA has arranged for our group to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children in in Eagan. Founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a Christian non-profit that provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. 

Feed My Starving Children offers volunteers a one-of-a-kind experience. You’ll hand-pack rice, soy, dried vegetables and a nutritionally complete blend of vitamins and minerals into bags which are then sealed, boxed, placed on pallets and shipped to reach the neediest children around the world. 

Gather your co-workers, and help turn hunger into hope with your own two hands by packing nutritious meals for hungry children around the world.

$10.00 per person will hold your spot. All money collected by MNLA will be donated to Feed My Starving Children.

Our scheduled time is 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sign up online or contact Sue Flynn at 651-633-4987. You will receive an email confirmation with details when you register.

SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Volunteer age requirements:  Please follow this child-to-adult ratio when registering to volunteer:
For safety reasons, children under the age of 5 are not allowed in our packing area (sorry, no exceptions)
Grades K-2: 1 student to 1 adult*
Grades 3-6: 3 students to 1 adult
Grades 7-9: 4 students to 1 adult
Grades 10-12: 5 students to 1 adult

Jewelry policy:  To comply with FDA requirements and remove all opportunity for foreign objects to fall into our life-saving meals (which could cause choking, tooth breakage and more), FMSC volunteers must remove all jewelry and/or accessories before packing.

  • No jewelry is permitted in the packing room, labeling areas, Warehouse Crew area or when inspecting raw ingredients.
  • Prohibited jewelry includes earrings, watches, rings, necklaces, pins, brooches, etc.
  • Wedding bands are permitted. However, if your band has a stone, you will be required to wear a glove.
  • Facial piercings, gauges and new earrings that lock in the back are permitted (please inform a staff member).
  • Medical alert bracelets and necklaces may be worn.

Clothing Requirements: It is highly recommended the all volunteers wear closed-toed shoes. If you volunteer in the warehouse, closed-toed shoes will be required.

The $10 fee to hold your spot is a donation to Feed My Starving Children. MNLA will donate all registration funds received to Feed My Starving Children on November 8. 

For more information on the organization, visit Feed My Starving Children.

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, contact Faith Jensen

 

Thanks to our sponsor: 

 

 

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