Bella Vista Church volunteers to produce 100,000 life-saving meals

In September, hundreds of Rockford community members will work to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world. Through a partnership Bella Vista Church and global hunger charity Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), volunteers will prepare 100,000 life-saving meals at an FMSC MobilePackTM event. The MobilePack will take place September 14, 2013 at Bella Vista Church, 5100 Belding RD, Rockford, MI.

Community members can support this MobilePack by making a donation to cover meal costs, or by volunteering to package food at the event. Donations may be given immediately, and volunteer registration is available .To learn more, visit

To schedule an interview about this event, contact Ron Hughey at 874-7727or For more information about FMSC, contact the Communications Manager, at 763.267.6319 or

A Christian non-profit founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children tackles world hunger by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to an estimated 70 countries, where they’re used to operate orphanages, schools, clinics, and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty. Last year, the charity welcomed 657,000 volunteers to pack 163 million meals in 33 states. FMSC spends 92% of total donations directly on feeding the hungry and has maintained the highest four-star rating from Charity Navigator for eight consecutive years.


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