May 16, 2018

Food Fight 2018!

Written by P. Henricks

Volunteers from across Northern Virginia came together to take part of an exciting and historic event called 2018 Food Fight— supports the Nation’s Fight Against Hunger sponsored by Feed My Starving Children.  An estimated 6,200 children die worldwide each day from malnutrition and hunger-related diseases. This organization is working to get food to those in need as quickly as possible by hosting events like this one. We want to express a special thank you to all the CC Pacers who participated in the extraordinary event.

Our CC Pace team of volunteers met up at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia to join other community members to participate in a huge, weekend-long event to pack over 3.5M meals for starving children around the world. Dressed in their bright blue CC Pace shirts and lovely hair nets, they rocked out to music and worked together to pack 1,440 meals at their station.  During their time slot alone, all of the volunteers packed more than 100K meals. Imagine all the children those meals will feed!

If you would like to learn more about or support this organization, please check out their website https://www.fmsc.org/. You can also see how these meals are in making a difference in the lives of those who receive them by visiting this link 2018foodfight.com/see-the-impact.

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