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A Special "Thank You" to all of the volunteers in Windsor Ontario Canada for packing 120,000 meals for Haiti. 600 volunteers packed all of the meals in 1 hour and 10 minutes. A big thank you to the Scott Family and the great folks at Ground Effects. These meals have been already been delivered in Haiti.
These are awesome No Chid Hungry Hunger Heroes!!!!!!!!
On THANKSGIVING MORNING, NO CHILD HUNGRY and the CATHEDRAL OF ST. LUKE'S partnered to provide a hot breakfast for nearly 250 of Orlando's homeless. Coming in for breakfast not only offered a hot cup of coffee and a hot breakfast, but also a break away from the cold 39 degree temperatures. Thanks to all of our friends who came and to all of the volunteers and donors who made this possible.
Orlando area Presbyterian churches came together to pack 50,000 meals on Saturday November 2nd. Over 250 "Hunger Heroes" packed 50,000 meals in two hours. The meal-packing event will took place at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church at 1655 Peel Avenue in Orlando from 9-11 A.M. This collaborative effort is the first of many being launched by the Orlando area churches to bring congregations together and make a solid impact on our world.
We are so grateful for this effort with NO CHILD HUNGRY to pack meals that will be distributed in Orlando (25,000 meals) and in the country of Haiti (25,000 meals).
The South Florida No Child Hungry Team along with volunteers from Palm Beach packed 10,000 meals on Saturday the 19th. Half of these meals are being distributed in Belle Glade near Palm Beach and the other half will go to Haiti.
A Special thank you to Garry and Sherry Glickman for sponsoring this event.
Way To Go Emily, Kate and the South Florida Team!
Forty Ocoee community "Hunger Heros" came together at the Fifth Third Bank on Ocoee-Apopka Road to pack 10,000 meals. NO CHILD HUNGRY is so grateful for all who participated. A special thank you goes out to our sponsors from McDonald's, Fifth Third Bank, Publix, Walgreens, Westwood Church, and the Ocoee community.
We look forward to packing events every other month at Fifth Third. To get more info, stop by the bank or contact William Lowry (321-436-7767) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Excutive Team at Florida Hospital East joined together in some friendly competition to pack NO CHILD HUNGRY Hunger Shmunger meals to be distributed locally and abroad. Their 10,000 meal packing event was completed just in time for distribution to local efforts and for an international team headed to Haiti.
Great job Florida Hospital. You continue to demonstrate your organizations goodness and God's love in our community!
Donation Made In Memory of Bob Hudson and Orville Jones
This past year brought the loss of two dear friends who have loved and supported the MNC Team for several years. After living to be 100, Orville could look back at decades of leading mission trips all over the world and around the U.S. On more than half of those trips, you would find Bob, who lived to be 78, working by his side building hospitals, clinics, schools, churches, and homes in developing countries or poor areas within the United States.
Driven by compassionate hearts and a passion to make a difference, these men gave of their lives to impact the lives of others in a meaningful way.
MNC has graciously received a donation in their memory from their families to support the Good Samaritan School in Port Au Prince. Their work continues!
The team at My Neighbor's Children has been working hard at providing immediate assistance to the people in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. We have provided over ten thousand pouches of water, over 40,000 lbs of rice, medicine to treat cholera, tarps for shelter, and over 300,000 No Child Hungry Meals. The need will continue long after the media quits talking about it. If you are able to support these relief efforts, please go to www.myneighborschildren.org, click on the DONATE NOW button, and enter Hurricane Matthew into the text/memo field.
The greatest needs continue to be water, food, medicine, and tarps. The most efficient way to provide most of this is to purchase these items in country. We are grateful for any support you can provide to help. Please notice our drop off events in Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale with JetBlue,Florida Hospital, Shepard Expositions, and Viit Orlando.
My Neighbor's Children is excited and proud to present "OPERATION SUNSHINE". We are built around three objectives: provide basic living needs, provide a basic education, and provide basic medical care for the children we serve and care for. OPERATION SUNSHINE will assure that the basic medical needs will be met in Haiti for 2,000 children, starting in the first phase with 500 children.
This joint effort between Florida Hospital, My Neighbor's Children, and the Haiti Adventiste Hospital in Carrefour will provide coverage at no cost to the chidren or the facility where they live. Costs for care will be billed and presented for payment to Florida Hospital Global Mission Initiatives. This will allow a tightly budgeted hospital in Haiti to provide quality of care without having to bear the expense.
If you wish to contribute toward the medical fund that has been established, please contact our OPERATION SUNSHINE Director Cayla Jones (at email@example.com) for information on where to send your contribution to Florida Hospital.
Please watch the video below to learn more.
Our team led by NCH Honduras Directors Sandra and Roland Funez, returned safely after distributing needed supplies, clothing, school bookbags, and NCH Meals to dozens of children and their families in San Pedro Sula. This very poor community came out in large numbers and expressed tremendous gratitude to know that they are cared about. Sandra said, "It was so good to show God's love from our hearts to theirs".
Thank you Sandra and Roland for your compassion and leadership!
On Thursday, June 18, Shepard Exposition sponsored the 2nd Annual "Pedis for a Cure" on behalf of No Child Hungry. The team at Shepard is so amazing and awesome to work with. (A special kudos to Frances and Amy)!
The event was held again at You Nails Salon Spa on Sand Lake Road and food was provided by Ocean Prime, also located on Sand Lake Road. Individuals received pedicures and made donations toward the No Child Hungy mission to provide meals for starving children. A special thank you goes out to all who participated. This event demonstrates the commitment of Shepard Exposition to our local community and to less fortunate children around the world.
My Neighbor's Children /No Child Hungry welcomes Sandra Funes to the My Neighbor's Children Team. Sandra has come on board as the Director of Honduras Operations. Sandra and her husband Roland have served as volunteers for the past year with MNC efforts as well as with NCH events.
We are so happy to have her on board. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Onaville, a community of 30,000 displaced people who are trying to rebuild their lives, has no infrastructure for water, roads, or electricity. Families who were displaced by the earthquake in Haiti and who relocated to "start over" can find comfort only in the gift of a piece of land. Some people within the community must walk up to three miles to get a 5 gallon bucket filled with water.
Last weekend, My Neighbor's Children installed a new well (the only one in the community) on a church's land that assure water to all who come. The well can provide water every day for as many as 300 families.
The well was sponsored by our corporate partner Hand in Hand Soap as a part of their committed mission to give from every product sold through their company. Owners Bill and Courtney were on hand to celebrate with William Lowry as the well was turned on.
Our goal is to place at least 6 more wells in this community. If you are interested in helping, email to email@example.com.
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Last month, our My Neighbor's Children/No Child Hungry TEAM went to Haiti on a Summer project trip. Over the six day trip, we were able to complete our projects and distribute over 13,000 meals, over 9,000 bars of soap, and over 600 dresses.
The meals were provided through NO CHILD HUNGRY, the soap was provided by Hand in Hand Soap, and the dresses (part of our "Ruby Dress Project) were provided by our Ruby Dress Project Team.
Our projects included building a wall around an orphanage in Kenscoff, hosting a year end school party in a very poor neighborhood in Cazeau, painting the inside and outside of a house in Port-au-Prince, and distributing items in Croix de Bouquet, Cazeau, Kenscoff, and Cite de Soleil.
Many thanks to all of our team members and all who gave to make this possible!
Ruby Hutchins heard about our goal to provide 1200 dresses for girls in MNC facilities. She immediately became a part of the MNC Team and started the "Ruby Dress Project". Going strong at 76 years old, she is spearheading a team of "dressmakers" who have already amassed over 900 dresses.
Last month, our MNC/NCH Team was able to distribute over 600 of these dresses to the children of Haiti. The children were so grateful. We received so many gracious expressions of gratitude.
We want to express our gratitude to all who are a part of this Project Team and especially to RUBY - one of our Champions for Children!
Want to help? Let us know and we will get you the details.
Tammi Runzler has become a powerful influence for good in the country of Haiti. Stealing every free moment from her busy work schedule, Tammi has been pouring her life into making the lives of children and the people of Haiti better. Her heartfelt impact on their lives is a driving force behind the mission of My Neighbor's Children.
Tammi Runzler shares her experiences with Collaborate Magazine. Read and enjoy the article here.
Hand In Hand and My Neighbor's Children have delivered over 65,000 bars of soap to Haiti, including the Bon Samaritan and New Life Children's Home (MNC Facilities). Check out this great video produced by our friends at Hand In Hand.
Hand In Hand / Sustainable Suds from think/feel on Vimeo.