Kiwanis Day Makers of Rochester, MN

Kiwanis One Day of Service 
Food for Kidz

Feeding Children International - Stewartville Food Pack  - April 11, 2015

Activity:             Feeding Children International - Kids Against Hunger:  Stewartville Food Pack  - Bulk Meals Food Distributions

Description:       Assist the Stewartville, MN Kiwanis Club to provide food packaging of food to feed the needy/hungry by repacking bulk food ingredients and equipment for overseas shipments. 

Kiwanis One Day - "Food for Kidz” Project:  Saturday April 11, 2015.    What a success, with 99,500+ meals packed in one day. 

This puts the Kiwanis Stewartville club event has now packed 1,246,928 meals in 12 year history.  This year 281 volunteers participated, 8Kiwanis Clubs and   Twenty-eight Day Makers participated along with children, grandchildren and even their great-grandchildren (see photos below).   And a good time was had by all.

Many thanks to the Kiwanis Club of Stewartville for pulling everything together so our Southern Sub-Region 7 Kiwanis Clubs could lend their support for such an important project.

The annual Minnesota-Dakotas Kiwanis District Southern Sub-Region 7 participated in the Kiwanis One Day of Service  “Food for Kidz” Project in Stewartville, Minnesota.

Each club was asked to contribute $2,000 or more toward defraying the cost of the meals that will be packaged. . Remember this is a tax-deductible donation.

The cost of each package of food is estimated at $0.15.  This year (2015) ~$16,000 was raise to buy the food ingredients ($1800 was donated by Day Makers). We could have packed more,  but we ran out of volunteers this year before we ran out of food ingredients and money.  The small amount of money not spent will be carried over to next year.

Let’s work and donate our financial resources, time and talents to help them continue to reach their goal as well as meeting the Day Makers contribution goal of at least $2,000.00.  If you have any questions regarding this “One Day of Service” by Kiwanis please contact Bruce Jawer or Mary Brouillard of Stewartville.

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           Kiwanis One Day of Service
                Through these doors, 162 Kiwanians packed 99,500+ meals.

Kiwanis Region 7 Clubs


Great-granddaughter Sofia said,  "everyone looks like a lunch room lady."


Here I am with my granddaughter Jesi and great granddaughters Emma and Sofia ready to work. We had a great time measuring and sealing. 

                    Helen Kolb

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