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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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  • Sherri

    As always, great to see all the wonderful Hairnet Heroes! You all did a wonderful job & always make this such a fun event. Thanks to everyone for coming out & making a difference! Whoo Hoo :-D

    1 · May 9, 2013

    • Lori

      Thank you, Smiley, for always bringing your high energy and makin' sure we're all havin' over-the-top fun! You truly make a difference in this world!

      May 9, 2013

    • Chris

      Couldn't have said it any better, Sherri! 11k+ meals...just Awesome! Thx

      May 9, 2013

  • Luba

    Running late. Couldn't leave work until now. Ximena and I are on our way

    May 9, 2013

  • michele d.

    I hate canceling such short notice, but this pesky job i have gets in the way ; ( will be working late. Sorry

    May 9, 2013

    • Lori

      It's ok. Sorry you have too much work tonight. We'll sure miss you! Thanks for letting us know! See you next time!

      May 9, 2013

    • michele d.

      just thankful I have a job. : )

      May 9, 2013

  • michele d.

    I hate canceling such short notice, but this pesky job i have gets in the way ; ( will be working late. Sorry

    May 9, 2013

  • Monica

    Ill be bring my son, Christian

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • Lori

    Good morning! If you are bringing a guest, please put their name here in comments ASAP so we can make name tags for tonight. Thank you! Looking forward to seeing you all for an exciting evening changing the state of hunger in this world!

    May 9, 2013

  • Chris

    Thx for signing up for FMSC tmrw. So great to see so many returning & regular Hairnet Heroes! And of course, it's always terrific to meet newbie Heroes. We have another big group tmrw, so let's make a big dent in fighting hunger! Please remember to update your RSVP if u can't make it, and give those on the waitlist an opportunity to attend. Thx! See u all tmrw :-)

    1 · May 8, 2013

  • Luba

    Thanks Chris! Her name is Ximena De Loera

    May 8, 2013

    • Chris

      Gotta luv those scrabble triple word score kinda names :-) Thx Luba! See u guys tmrw.

      May 8, 2013

  • Luba

    I tried to RSVP with a plus one but it won't let me. I am planning to bring a friend who is not a member of this group. Do I need to provide her name?

    May 7, 2013

    • Chris

      Hi Luba, I found a couple more open FMSC slots so I increased our available number to 25. U should be able to add a plus 1 now. And yes, please provide ur friend's name. Thx! See u soon :-)

      May 7, 2013

  • Melissa W.

    Count me in! :)

    May 5, 2013

  • Lisa

    The is our first event so excited! I'll be bringing my daughter Jynessa

    April 29, 2013

    • Chris

      Thx for signing up Lisa! I think u and Jynessa will have a lot of fun :-)

      May 1, 2013

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