Ferguson 1000 and Convoy of Hope Hosts Community Event in Ferguson

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Free Celebration Includes Groceries, Job Services and Other Social Services

Convoy of Hope will partner with local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits during a community celebration in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, July 25, at Forestwood Park.

During the celebration, Convoy of Hope and the Ferguson community will provide more than $1 million worth of goods and services including free: food, health services, haircuts, family portraits, job services, a carnival and more. Identification is not required to attend and participate in the event. In 2014, more than 400 cities were served by Convoy of Hope across the United States. Learn more about the event by visiting http://www.convoyofhope.org/ferguson

Convoy of Hope partners with Ferguson 1000, the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and Plum Organics. Ferguson 1000 focuses on job creation and minority business development. The NBCF provides education, support and early detection services to underserved women in the community. Plum Organics will distribute organic food specifically created for babies, toddlers and school-aged children.

About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope, a faith based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 12 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 70 million people.

About Ferguson 1000
Ferguson, 1000 aims to bring together some of the St. Louis area’s largest employers to give county residents, especially those in Ferguson, job training, business development, and employment opportunities. The organization was founded by businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence. Learn more at http://ferguson1000jobs.com/.
For More information contact kst(at)ferguson1000jobs(dot)com

About National Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation's mission is to help women now by providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. For more information please visit http://www.nbcf.org.

About Plum Organics
Plum Organics® is a leading innovator with the mission of inspiring a lifetime of healthy eating from the very first bite. Recognized for unique, culinary-inspired recipes and a modern approach to family nutrition, Plum offers a complete line of premium, nutritious organic baby food, toddler and kid snack products. Plum has also dedicated its social mission to delivering nutrient rich, organic food into the hands of little ones in need across America. For more information about Plum please visit: http://www.plumorganics.com.

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