ROGERS, Ark. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014
Humanitarian organization, Convoy of Hope, is partnering with The Pack Shack, a nonprofit in Rogers, Ark., in distributing up to one million meals to hungry families in the United States and abroad this year. The partnership for 2014 launches this weekend at the NWA vs HUNGER! event.
WHAT: NWA vs HUNGER! volunteers will pack up to 500,000 meals. Between 150,000 and 250,000 of those meals will be donated to Convoy of Hope.
WHO: The Pack Shack, Convoy of Hope and several other local nonprofit organizations. Organizations sending teams to pack meals include: Tyson Foods, Walmart Stores, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, Co. and others.
WHEN: NWA vs. HUNGER! happens March 7-8, 2014.
WHERE: IBC GO Center, 2555 S. 26th Street in Rogers. Teams will work two-hour shifts.
For more information visit http://www.thepackshack.org.
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 11 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 65 million people. For more information please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.