955 volunteers participated in Love the Hungry packaging events during the month of October – producing 167,340 Nutri-Plenty™ meals. Packaging teams included the Lexington Muslim Community, Shelbyville Rotary Club/West Middle School, Rotary Club of Louisville, Muhammad Ali Center, UPS, Kentucky AmeriCorps, Prichard Elementary School, and First Baptist Church – Grayson, KY. The October total was Love the Hungry’s highest monthly output in 2016.
Packaging efforts have been centered on providing much-needed food aid to Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. More than 20,000 meals were delivered to St. Boniface Hospital in partnership with Supplies Over Seas. An additional 215,000 Nutri-Plenty™ meals have been shipped to Mission of Hope/HaitiOne to assist with their disaster response program.