FMSC2018

South Metro Meal Pack 2023

Monday, January 23 – Saturday, January 28
Prince of Peace | Burnsville
You are invited to participate in the 9th annual Feed My Starving Children South Metro Meal Pack! Prince of Peace will be the 2023 host for this event which will gather hundreds of people from various churches and the south metro community to pack life-saving meals for children around the globe.

Donate

Each life-saving FMSC meal costs 24 cents. Prince of Peace has committed to raising $50,000 toward the cost of the meals packed at this event. Take part in making a difference in the lives of hungry children around the world!

Giving Options:
There are several ways to contribute to POP’s share of $50,000 toward the total cost of the event. You may place a check marked “FMSC”  in the offering dropbox in the Sanctuary at worship. You may give online using the button below – simply choose the Feed My Starving Children option. Or give by text using the instructions provided below.

Text giving is an easy way to support the South Metro Meal Pack event. Simply send a text to 833-410-0081 with the amount you would like to give followed by “FMSC.” Make sure to include the dollar sign before the amount. (Example: $20 FMSC)

If this is your first time using text to give, you’ll receive a text with a link to register. Click on the link and enter your cardholder name and credit or debit card information. Registration only takes a few minutes! Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification from Prince of Peace and an email receipt indicating the fund into which your donation was credited.

Volunteer

Help us pack life-saving meals for children around the globe by signing up for one or more meal-packing shifts!

2023 Registration opens December 15, 2023.

Childcare will be available during some shifts. See FAQs below for childcare details, including times.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I sign up?

You can register for as many shifts as you’d like! Click the volunteer button above to create or log in to your FMSC account. Then reserve a spot for your group at one or more meal-packing shifts. Register your family, coworkers, classmates, teammates, boy scouts, girl scouts, book clubs, small group, etc! This is a meaningful way to show that God is still relevant and alive in the world today.

Email Dawn Ridgway if you have any questions or problems registering.

How can I support financially?

There are several ways you can support this event financially:

  1. Give online. Simply choose the Feed My Starving Children option.
  2. Place a gift in the offering dropbox in the Sanctuary marked for the Feed My Starving Children event.
  3. Give by text to 833-410-0081 with the amount you would like to give followed by “FMSC.” Make sure to include the dollar sign before the amount. (Example: $20 FMSC)
  4. Bring a gift with you to the event.
Can my business be a sponsor for this event?

Yes! To be a sponsor for this event and receive valuable advertising benefit, please email Eric Elton.

Where will the event be held?

Prince of Peace Lutheran church host for the 2023 South Metro Meal Packing Event.

Prince of Peace Lutheran church
13801 Fairview Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337

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What are the shift times?

Shift times coming soon.

What are the ages of participants?

This event is designed to accommodate everyone between the ages of 4 and 104. It is a great event for young families to serve together. The adult to child ratio is 1:1 for ages 4-6. The adult to child ratio is 2 children to 1 adult for ages 7-8. There will be sit down positions available for those who are not able to stand for the two hour shift. Child care is available at many shifts for younger children.

Will child care be provided?

We are pleased to offer child care for many of the shifts at no charge for families who are interested in making this a family event. Child care will be provided for children up to 5 years old (if the 4- and 5-year-olds are not interested in packing meals). Registration is not necessary for child care.

Child care details and schedule will be coming soon.

Who are the partners?

Partner Congregations:

List of partner churches coming soon.

About Feed My Starving Children
Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and we ship these meals to nearly 70 countries around the world. FMSC is headquartered in Coon Rapids, MN. For more information visit fmsc.org.

CONTACT
Eric Elton
Mission Outreach Director
email
952‐898‐9377

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