P-3091

Hunger Hurts

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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Staten Island, New York

Total Budget: $5,000

Area of Focus: Economic and community development

Activity Type: Community Development: General

Summary: Purchase & Deliver food to Staten Island, NY food pantries to give help and hope to struggling families


Hunger touches every community. It is hard to believe that over 1000 Staten Islanders need help daily. Our "Hunger Hurts" initiative is aimed to address this need. The Club members assist in keeping food pantries stocked at various times of the year. Using grants, donations and the generosity of our members, we are able to help at times of the year when, perhaps, people aren't thinking of giving as much. The Club members purchase food in the local market and deliver it to a food pantry/closet that not only feeds people in its immediate area but also supplies other food pantries in need. Our Foundation Chairman stresses that "usually people are generous to donate food for the holiday season but the 'Hunger Hurts' initiative helps fight hunger all year long."

The funds raised through this grant will be matched by our Club and used by April 30, 2020.

Project Contact Person

District: 7230

Rotary Club of: Staten Island

Primary Contact: Mary Jane O''Connell

Email: mj123oc@aol.com

Project Status

Submitted
This project is "Submitted". This means that it needs to be signed by the club leadership. Notifications emails have been sent to these parties with instructions on how to digitally sign this project. Once all the signatures are collected, the status of the project will be automatically changed to "Signed".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Staten Island (7230)

9-Aug-19

$2,500

$2,500

$5,000

Total

$2,500

$2,500

$5,000

Project Supporting Documents


[10-Aug-19]
MOU dtd 8-9-19

 

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History Log Entries

9-Aug-19

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

13-Aug-19

by Mary Jane O''Connell

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

13-Aug-19

by Mary Jane O''Connell

System Entry: Project signed by Mary Jane O''Connell.

13-Aug-19

by Mary Jane O''Connell

System Entry: Project signed by Mary Jane O''Connell.

14-Aug-19

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by John J Amodio.

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