Feed My Starving Children (FMSC)

Please join the Phoenix Philanthropists for its volunteer effort to benefit Feed My Starving Children.  We will be helping create "Manna Pack" meals which will be distributed to those in need. We'll have fun and know that we're making a difference in children's lives around the world.

LOCATION: 7965 S. Priest Drive, Suite #106 (across the street from Dos Gringos)

TIME: 6 - 7:30 pm.  This event will be scheduled twice a month, usually every other Thursday (but sometimes on a Wednesday).

GUESTS: If you are bringing a guest, please add a comment and include their name(s).  This way, we can make a nametag for them.

AGE GUIDELINES:

  • The minimum age to volunteer at FMSC is 5 years old.
  • Please follow the student-to-adult ratios when registering to volunteer.

Grade 10-12: 5 students to 1 adult
Grade 7-9:     4 students to 1 adult
Grade 3-6:     3 students to 1 adult
Grade K-2:     1 student to 1 adult

DRESS: Please wear closed toe shoes.  Also, FMSC requires that all jewelry and other accessories be removed.

ATTENDANCE: When you arrive, please sign in at the computers by the entrance doors.  Also, make sure to get a nametag from David, Lori, or Chris.  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE update your RSVP as soon as you can if you are unable to make the event.  This allows other volunteers the opportunity to participate and most importantly allows us to keep our commitments to best assist FMSC.  Please see PP's Attendance Policy below.

Phoenix Philanthropists Attendance Policy: We understand that plans change and emergencies come up. If you RSVP YES but can no longer attend, PLEASE change your RSVP ASAP. Our charity partners rely on us to attend when we say we will and our attendance policy is intended to ensure we can meet our charity partners' expectations. Please give as much prior notice as possible, but at a minimum of 2 hours notice for this event before canceling. No Call/No Shows will be recorded, and after 3 No Call No Shows/month or 6 No Call No Shows/year, you will be removed from the Phoenix Philanthropists MeetUp. Please understand this policy is not intended to penalize our philanthropists, but to ensure we maintain good relationships with our charity partners and can give the most back to our community.

About FMSC:

Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: children and adults hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children, and FMSC ships the meals to nearly 70 countries around the world.

For more information about FMSC, please visit http://www.fmsc.org

 

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  • Chris

    15,000+ meals packed...that is pretty dang awesome!! What a great group we had there tonight, so generous with your time and energy. Thx guys!!

    1 · April 25, 2013

    • Jesse

      Great time and wonderful total. Thx Chris and everybody else!

      1 · April 25, 2013

    • Lori

      So happy you joined us, Jesse! Thanks for helping to make it such a great night!

      April 26, 2013

  • Sherri

    Thank you Chris & Lori! Great time as usual with a wonderful group of people! Everyone did an awesome job ~ 71 boxes!!! Whoo Hoo

    April 25, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      good to see you Sherri! way to go team!!

      April 25, 2013

    • Lori

      Whoo Hoo is right! What a great night with an amazing team! Thank YOU, Sherri, for all the difference you make! Hope to see you and that fabulous smile of yours again soon!

      April 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Impressive organization! Amazing meetup! It was a pleasure to meet you, Lori.

    April 25, 2013

    • Lori

      It was great to meet you, Mark! Thanks so much for coming out to join the rest of the amazing Hairnet Heroes in making a true difference! Hope you'll join us again.

      April 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    An incredible experience! Thank you!

    1 · April 26, 2013

  • Jazmin

    Hi Chris, is there a chance my 13 yr old brother could attend tonight?

    1 · April 25, 2013

    • Chris

      Hi Jazmin, yup that should be fine. See u guys tonight :)

      April 25, 2013

    • Jazmin

      Thanks!

      April 25, 2013

  • Catherine E.

    Hi Chris, My +1 is also unable to come tomorrow, so hopefully, someone on the wait list can take her place.

    April 24, 2013

    • Chris

      OK, thx for the heads up Catherine!

      April 24, 2013

  • Sherri

    Hi Chris, my plus one is not going to make it so please feel free to clear someone on the waitlist. I changed my RSVP to just myself. Thank you ~ see you tomorrow, looking forward to making a difference!

    April 24, 2013

    • Chris

      Ok, thx Sherri. A+ one to u for being so considerate!

      April 24, 2013

  • Chris

    Hi Everybody, thanks for signing up for tomorrow's FMSC event :)

    We still have some volunteers on the waitlist, so please UPDATE YOUR RSVP asap if you're unable to attend. Taking the time to be there and help makes a difference in the lives of hungry kids all over the world. We've got a big group going, so let's make it a huge difference!

    Thx guys! See you all tmrw.

    Chris.

    April 24, 2013

  • michele d.

    Not going to make this week.taking Friday off and heading out of town. but i will return for some more vitamins, veggies, rice and soy in the future!

    April 22, 2013

  • Shannon

    Jolene and her daughter Brook are joining me again.

    April 12, 2013

  • Victoria H.

    Miss Tucson Desert Rose with the Miss America Organization will be attending!

    March 17, 2013

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