Project Category: Food Pantry
Number of Participants: 1000+
Duration of Project: 1-4 Hours
Cost: Minimum $5,000 for 20,000 meals.
Service Opportunities: Project or Activity, Financial Donations
Location: 3811 University Blvd W Unit #4
Jacksonville FL 32217 MAP LINK
Sherri or Dean Porter
Hunger Fight’s packing events consist of the most unique community service/team building event you’ll ever attend. In 2 short hours your group will package 10’s if not 100’s of thousands of meals to be distributed back in to the local community for children and families deemed food insecure and hungry. During this time they will have lots of laughter and strike up quality conversations while making a huge difference in the community.
Impact: A minimum of 20,000 meals to as many as 100's of thousand meals will be distributed back in to the community to help fill the shelves local food pantries, mission homes and backpack programs for children and families in need.
Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteers will be in groups of 12, scooping ingredients, weighing and sealing food pouches. 2 hour Packing Event which entails packing 2 stand alone meals, Beans-N-Rice and Cheezy Mac, for local food pantries, mission homes and backpack programs, Minimum $5,000 to cover the cost for 20,000 meals or Client gets to determine where the impact is made in the local community
Attire: Casual and comfortable
F&B Provided for Volunteers: No
Option to Move Project to a Different Location: Yes, The size of space needed will vary depending of the size of the group and the number of meals being packed. Below are 2 examples, however we can adjust this to accommodate any group size. In order to utilize all 72-120 participants for the 2 hour packing event we would need: A conference room 1,000-1,500sq ft. 6ft tables in order to make the packing lines 6 to 10 chairs for the packing lines Enough electrical outlets (this should be no problem for a hotel/convention venue) Funds enough to provide supplies for 20,000 meals $5,000 is needed Every $1 in our program provides 4 nutritious meals for children and families in need. In order to utilize all 400-500 participants for the 2 hour packing event we would need: A conference room 8,000-10,000 sq ft. or we'd need to break it into 2-2 hour sessions with a room 1/2 that size. 90-6ft tables in order to make the 45 packing lines 45 chairs for the packing lines Less tables and chairs are needed should it broken into multiple sessions. Enough electrical outlets (this should be no problem for a hotel/convention venue) Funds enough to provide supplies for 150,000 meals $37,500 is needed Every $1 in our program provides 4 nutritious meals for children and families in need.