• 6,864,000 total meals provided

    Celebrating 1,312 volunteers of all ages

    packaging 305,784 Nutri-Plenty® meals YTD in 2020!

News/Updates

200,000+ Nutri-Plenty® servings distributed in October

November 13, 2020
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In order for Love the Hungry’s mission to be complete, our fortified meals must reach children and families vulnerable to hunger. In our largest monthly distribution of 2020, more than 200,000 Nutri-Plenty® servings were distributed to the following partners:

— Nile Orphan Care (South Sudan) 145,000

— Children’s Lifeline (Haiti) 43,000

— Thankful Hearts Food Pantry (Pikeville, KY) 13,000

— Orphan Grain Train (San Benito, TX Outreach) 7,500

Nutri-Plenty® meals will help the Thankful Hearts Food Pantry (Pikeville, KY) serve the growing number of families in need of assistance.
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LTH Provides Nutri-Plenty® meals to Beirut, Lebanon

September 10, 2020
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The massive explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon displaced more than 300,000 people and severely damaged infrastructure for miles. At the request of Hearts in Motion, a nonprofit organization based in NW Indiana, Love the Hungry provided 15,000 fortified Nutri-Plenty meals and 56 hand-quilted blankets. The essential items are included in a shipment of humanitarian aid being coordinated by Hearts in Motion.

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9 Volunteers + 90 Minutes = Nourishment for 90 Children

July 15, 2020
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The slowdown in the global economy has deepened the hunger crisis in regions already vulnerable to food insecurity. Love the Hungry is engaging small-group volunteer teams to help meet the growing demand for fortified Nutri-Plenty meals. In just 90 minutes, your team of nine volunteers can produce enough Nutri-Plenty servings to feed ninety children for an entire month! Volunteers will work in a safe, sanitized environment, with the appropriate spacing requirements. Now more than ever, hunger will not end without your help. To learn more contact Love the Hungry at info@lovethehungry.org or phone 502-459-9199.

Volunteers work together – six feet apart! Contact us today to schedule a packaging session.
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LTH Packaging Center Open to Small Groups

June 17, 2020
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In the midst of a global pandemic, more and more children and families throughout the world are vulnerable to hunger. After 90 days of suspending packaging sessions, Love the Hungry is re-engaging volunteers in our mission to end hunger by inviting small groups to help produce fortified Nutri-Plenty meals. Special attention is given to making sure your team of 9 – 11 volunteers will work in a safe environment, including a reconfigured packaging line that meets spacing guidelines. To learn more or to schedule a small group packaging session, phone 502-459-9199 or email info@lovethehungry.org. Hunger will not end without your help!

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Packaging Sessions Update

April 27, 2020
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Love the Hungry continues to monitor the recommendations provided by local health officials to determine the appropriate timeline to resume packaging sessions. Although we follow strict sanitation guidelines, we do not want to expose volunteers to any risks associated with COVID-19.

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to resuming normal operations as soon as it is appropriate.

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LTH Packaging Sessions Suspended until March 31.

March 13, 2020
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In response to recommendations provided by local health officials, it is necessary for Love the Hungry to suspend its packaging sessions through March 31. Although we follow strict sanitation guidelines, we do not want to expose volunteers to any risks associated with COVID-19 and with the necessity for volunteers to work in close proximity to others. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to resuming normal operations as soon as it is appropriate.

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SE Indiana Event Produces 42,500 Nutri-Plenty® Servings!

October 16, 2019
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Volunteers gathered at the St. Mary’s Activity Center (Aurora, IN) on Sunday, October 13 for the annual Rullman-Hunger / SE Indiana service event. Fourteen packaging lines produced 42,500 Nutri-Plenty® servings that will benefit feeding programs in Central America. In the event’s nine year history, more than 345,000 fortified meals have been produced with the help of churches, community organizations and individuals from throughout Southeast Indiana.

178 volunteers of all ages gathered at the St. Mary’s Activity Center.
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Love the Hungry, Thrivent Financial, and Louisville City FC Multiply the Meals

August 14, 2019
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More than 100 volunteers of all ages gathered at Louisville Slugger Field on Sunday, August 11th prior to the Louisville City FC soccer match – packaging 15,552 fortified Nutri-Plenty meals. The event was sponsored by the Mid-America Region Thrivent Member Network. A portion of the meals will be included in a container shipment of humanitarian aid that will benefit children in Senegal.

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Love the Hungry Receives 2019 Pyramid Award

August 9, 2019
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Love the Hungry and its global mission partners Supplies Over Seas and WaterStep will receive the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) 2019 Pyramid Award for the Art of Collaboration. The award recognizes the impact on global health provided through the work of the three local nonprofits. The organizations have developed a “First Response” disaster relief package that bundles fortified meals, first aid supplies, and water purification equipment. The concept was first tested in response to severe flooding in Malawi – providing essential health components during the crisis. Together, the organizations have also delivered humanitarian aid to South Sudan and other regions.

The award is sponsored by Deming, Malone, Livesay, & Ostroff and will be presented during the October 15th CNPE Annual CHANGEMAKERS Conference.

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Summer Service Event at Louisville Slugger Field – Sunday, August 11

July 12, 2019
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Love the Hungry is partnering with the Mid-America Thrivent Member Network and Louisville City FC for a special Summer service project on Sunday, August 11. Volunteers are invited to join us at 1 PM to package 10,000 Nutri-Plenty servings. Each volunteer receives a complimentary ticket for the 3 PM match as Louisville City FC takes on Atlanta United 2. Participants will also receive a voucher to enjoy a snack/refreshments during the game.

A suggested $7 donation will be directed to Love the Hungry through the Thrivent Member Network.

For more details and to register for the event, click here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soccer-service-louisville-2019-tickets-61260244039

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