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Feed My Starving Children (FMSC)

Please join the Phoenix Philanthropists for this very fun and exciting family friendly event at Feed My Starving Children.  With great music playing, in a very energized environment, we will be creating meals, called "Manna Pack Rice," which are distributed throughout the world to restore the health of children in the most severe state of malnutrition.  In just an hour and a half, filled with great fun, you will truly help make a life-saving difference!

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

ATTIRE: Wear comfortable clothing, and, for your safety, please wear closed-toed shoes. Due to FDA requirements, volunteers will need to remove all jewelry, including earrings, watches, rings, necklaces, pins, brooches, etc. FMSC will provide hairnets.

CHECK-IN: When you arrive, please sign in at the FMSC computers by the entrance doors, then be sure to check in with the Phoenix Philanthropists (look for David or Lori), and get a name tag. (Note: Please return name tags at the end of the event, so we may reuse then.)

BRINGING A GUEST? If you have RSVP'd to bring a guest(s), please add their name(s) in a comment on this page.  This way, we can make a name tag for them.

GROUP PHOTO/NAME TAG RETURN: At the end of the session, before leaving the packing room, and while still donning your beautiful hairnet, please join us for just a moment near the packing room exit doors for a Hairnet Heroes group photo, and to return the reusable name tags.

ATTENDANCE: If, after signing up for this event, you are are no longer able to attend, PLEASE update your RSVP ASAP.  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 (FMSC) is a non-profit Christian organization, welcoming volunteers of all beliefs, where children and adults hand-pack meals, specially formulated for malnourished children, to be shipped to nearly 70 countries around the world. For more information about FMSC, please visit http://www.fmsc.org



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  • Lori

    Thank you, Hairnet Heroes, for another perfectly awesome night at FMSC! Wonderful job packing 35 boxes of critically-needed Manna Pack Rice for the poor, innocent li'l ones, who would otherwise continue to suffer. Your being there made such a huge difference, and made making that huge difference so much fun! Can't wait to see you all soon at FMSC or another great PhxPhilz event! Be sure to check out the pics, and tag your beautiful selves!

    September 13, 2013

  • Sherri

    Great night as usual. Glad to see all the lovely faces of the Hairnet Heroes making a beautiful difference in the lives of so many children. AWESOME job everyone...

    3 · September 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm stuck at work and won't be able to make it. Sorry!!

    September 12, 2013

    • Lori

      So sorry you can't make it. We'll sure miss ya! Thanks so much for letting us know!

      September 12, 2013

  • Kashawn D.

    So excited to be doing this! It will be my first time and it will be great to step outside my needs and help others who have greater needs.

    September 12, 2013

    • Kashawn D.

      Lori, my guest will not be able to make anymore so it will be just me.

      September 12, 2013

  • Kandi K.

    My guest is Debbie Campbell.

    1 · September 12, 2013

    • Lori

      Thank you, Kandi! Looking forward to seeing you both tonight!

      September 12, 2013

  • Dana

    I volunteered just yesterday for this. It is a wonderful spirited cause. Great people. Easy work. Important too! Fun!

    1 · September 12, 2013

    • Lori

      It really is a truly exciting and wonderfully rewarding event! Looking forward to seeing you tonight!

      September 12, 2013

  • Phyllis

    Looking forward to this event. My first time!

    1 · August 28, 2013

    • Lori

      Welcome, Phyllis! This is really fun and rewarding event! Looking forward to meeting you!

      August 28, 2013

    • Phyllis

      Thanks, Lori. I sort of met you when I was with Jan Killebrew at St. Mary's Food Bank.

      1 · August 29, 2013

  • Dana

    I volunteered just yesterday for this. It is a wonderful spirited cause. Great people. Easy work. Important too! Fun!

    1 · August 28, 2013

    • Lori

      Yes! Yes! Yes! So true, and so glad you'll be joining us!

      August 28, 2013

  • Dana

    I volunteered just yesterday for this. It is a wonderful spirited cause. Great people. Easy work. Important too! Fun!

    August 28, 2013

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