Feed My Starving Children : A Non Profit Organization Essay

775 Words May 19th, 2016 4 Pages
Feed my starving children is a non-profit organization that packages food to send to malnourished children in several countries. These sustainable meals are made specifically to pack as many nutrients as possible to help nourish and strengthen the children so they can be healthy and conquer their fight against starvation. When most people think about global hunger they think of a lack of production of food in developing countries, however, it’s more than that. Global hunger encompasses not only food production and security, but also distribution and access. Feed my starving children distributes their packed food to about 70 countries which gives children in these countries access to food that otherwise would not be there. Our morning at feed my starving children was pretty overwhelming at first. There was a large group of volunteers. I have volunteered at feed my starving children several times, but this was the largest group I have ever been in. At the beginning of the session they explain the packing process and the different types of meals that they send. We had the unique opportunity to pack the Potato-W which is made for babies who are weaning off of breast milk. The Rice meal is the typical meal that is packed for children and the Potato-D is specifically formulated to help children recover from diarrhea, a leading cause of death for children.
Since there was a large number of volunteers and a limited number of packing tables in use, I labeled the bags with…

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