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Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service



Tuesday, October 9, 2012 (9:30 am-4 pm)
Every year, millions of Americans volunteer their time to feed those in need by holding food drives and serving holiday meals.

What more can we do to fight hunger?

"Ending Hunger Through Citizen Service" aims to answer that question. This innovative conference is free for volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, government agencies, schools, religious congregations and community groups that want to:


  • Help low-income children enroll in vital food and nutrition programs
  • Improve food access and conduct nutrition education that meets community needs
  • Apply their professional skills to build the capacity of hunger organizations
  • Serve on a nonprofit board
  • Address the root causes of hunger through advocacy


WHERE:
Arch Street Friends Meeting House
320 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

SPEAKERS:

Michael A. Nutter Mayor, Philadelphia
Kevin Concannon USDA Under Secretary
Food, Nutrition & Consumer Services

Joel Berg Executive Director,
New York City
Coalition Against Hunger

Carey Morgan Executive Director,
Greater Philadelphia
Coalition Against Hunger

Ann Rindone Director, Cause & Foundation
ConAgra Foods
REGISTRATION:
FREE. Lunch included.

See Conference Agenda

QUESTIONS?
Contact the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger: 215-430-0555, info@hungercoalition.org

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