benefitting South Plains Food Bank
November 3-24, 2014
About 842 million people in the world do not have enough to be healthy. That means that one in every eight people on Earth goes to bed hungry each night. (Source: FAO, 2013)
In Lubbock, Texas, the South Plains Food Bank and its network of agencies provide food for an estimated 90,800 different people annually. In any given week, 18,300 different people receive assistance. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)
58% of the Shelters in the South Plains reported that the South Plains Food Bank was the single most important source of food for their agency. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)
Kids Café is an after-school feeding program designed to combat childhood hunger. This program provides hot meals to 500 children at 13 different sites every day after school in a safe environment. For many of children, this will be the only meal they receive that evening. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)
Families and Children face the greatest need
25% of the households served by the SPFB have children under 18. 7% of those served have children under 5 years of age and 13% of the clients served are elderly. (Source: South Plains Food Bank)
COMPETE AGAINST OTHER DEPARTMENTS & STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Spread the word to parents, alumni, and friends and support the South Plains Food Bank and the Lubbock community!
WEEKLY DONATION WEIGH-INS
LOCATION: Student Union Building (inside in front of CopyMail)
Monday, November 3
Monday, November 10
Monday, November 17
Monday, November 24
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
GREEK CIRCLE DROP-OFF: Monday, November 17th from 5 pm – 7:30 pm.
You can also donate at the following event:
TECH Can Zumba (a master Zumba class) on November 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm at the Rec Indoor Soccer Courts. Anyone donating 2 cans will get a free t-shirt!
OR Donate at one of Tejas Motors locations: 4110 Avenue Q & 3701 Avenue Q
in partnership with Order of Omega, Rho Lambda and Recreational Sports
WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AFTER THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.
Desired Food List
Canned meals (such as spaghetti, pasta dinners, chili)
Canned tuna fish or other canned meat
Tuna or Hamburger Helper (or other dry box product)
Dry soup mixes
Peanut Butter and Jelly/Jam
Cereal (cold or hot)
Instant tea or coffee
Claire Maginness, Unit Coordinator