Jasper County Take Away Hunger
Jasper County volunteers to Take Away Hunger
NEWTON, Iowa Jasper County Take Away Hunger will help local volunteers package
meals to feed families in need on March 28 at the Lynnville Friends Church in
Gather a team of 12 people and collect $360 in donations, then help package the
highly nutritious meals to feed the hungry. All are welcome, including church groups,
service clubs, businesses, youth groups, and individuals who would like to participate
in the packaging event.
Since November 8, 2009, over 620,000 meals have been packaged by local
volunteers that have fed families in Newton, Colfax, Baxter, Pella, Marshalltown and
other communities in Iowa, in Texas, Oklahoma, North and South Carolina, Florida
and other US states, and in other countries throughout the world, such as Haiti,
Nicaragua, and Sudan.
The deadline to register for the event is March 22. Contact Bill Bennett by email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 641-791-3612 to register or get more
information about the event.
Jasper County Take Away Hunger is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit corporation
dedicated to the goal of reducing hunger and feeding starving people throughout the
world. Our approach to achieving this goal is the packaging of highly nutritious, vitamin-
fortified meals by volunteers at locations around Jasper County, and the distribution of
those meals to food insecure and starving children and their families both here in the
United States and in many other countries through partnerships with humanitarian
For more info, contact: Bill Bennett; 641-791-3612; email@example.com