A "Better Together" Food Packing event has two missional goals:
Goal #1- Provide opportunities for cross-cultural relationship building
Goal #2- Provide nutritious food for local communities
This event is a service project held at the SW MN Synod Assembly, open to the community and surrounding areas. Join us!
Click here to download and print a poster for your congregation.
What will happen: Prior to each shift, people from various culture(s) present some educational aspect about their culture (5-10 minutes) and provide orientation for packaging. The participants will package\meals of different types that include a nutritional scoop of vitamins. All are designed for American food shelf tastes.
For more information, please see outreachprogram.org.
Up to 150 persons pack for 2 hours. All food goes to local food shelves, backpack programs and disable/homeless veterans.
Location: Redwood Area Community Center (RACC)
Date: Friday, June 8th
Times: 7:30-9am Set-up; 9-11am Food Packing Shift; 11am-1pm Food Packing Shift; 1-3pm Food Packing Shift and 3-5pm packing/clean up
Make a Donation:
All donations matched! Goal = $15,000 (matched $30,000) for 120,000 meals!
All money for this event should be sent to:
Southwestern Minnesota Synod, ELCA
P.O. Box 499
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Please make check out to: SW MN Synod
In "memo" line please write: "Better Together Redwood Falls"