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September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
**UPDATE: All spots have been filled for the packing events.**
What: A partnership among local churches and Kids Around The World, to help prevent a global food catastrophe.
Why: Millions of people around the world face famine this fall and winter — the result of COVID-19, droughts and even locust swarms.
When: Saturday, Sept. 12 (time options below)
Overall goal: Fund and pack 1 million meals
First Free’s goal: Raise $11,000 and pack 50,000 meals
Aug. 9–Sept. 6 (details below)
Give anytime during the month of August
Choose “Million Reasons2Serv” under Giving Type
Two ways to pack meals:
(1) Gather2Serv – Saturday, Sept. 12
In Fellowship Hall at First Free Rockford
Up to 80 people per time slot
Masks and social distancing required
Choose a time slot:
1–2 p.m. FULL
2:30–3:30 p.m. FULL
(2) Serv@Home – Saturday, Sept. 12 FULL
In your driveway! Invite neighbors and observe social distancing.
Drive-thru pickup of supplies at church between 1 and 2 p.m.
Up to 20 families can register to host.
Nathan McDonald is a graphic designer, illustrator, songwriter and aspiring Bible and Enneagram nerd. He lives with his family in Rockford and leads the communications team at First Free Rockford.