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Pinnaca take part in the 363 Day Food Program

Aug 25, 2016 9:40:16 AM / by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

In 2011 the 363 Days Food Program distributed more than 600,000 sandwiches to the homeless and hungry. Sandwiches were prepared and donated by more than 500 community groups, churches, schools, and companies. In total, more than 10,000 individual volunteers participated in sandwich making events, ranging in age from 7 to 87 years old! Currently, Mr. Law distributes an average of 1600 sandwiches a night to Twin Cities partner shelters and locations serving the homeless including:

• Catholic Charities: Minneapolis
• Dorothy Day Center: Catholic Charities St. Paul
• Hospitality House: Minneapolis
• Little Earth: Minneapolis
• Loaves & Fishes: Minneapolis
• Marie Sandvik Center: Minneapolis
• River of Life Church: Minneapolis
• Salvation Army/Harbor Light Safe Bay: Minneapolis
• Sharing & Caring Hands: Minneapolis
• Union Gospel Mission: St. Paul
• Urban League: Minneapolis

363-1.jpgMaking several stops each night, Mr. Law also provides sandwiches and bottled water to homeless individuals and families living on the street, or totally outdoors. In addition, following the North Minneapolis tornado in May 2011, Mr. Law distributed over 20,000 sandwiches to numerous relief locations, individuals, and affected families.


MORE ABOUT MRD

On any given night there are an estimated 7,000 homeless people in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area, and 2,200 of them are children under 17. The goal of MRD is to feed, and provide emergency assistance to as many of them every day as possible. In 2012 MRD will serve over 100,000 people in urgent need, which is made possible by the incredible outpouring of both the time and resources of our donor community, and a handful of dedicated volunteers.

Visit http://www.mrdinc.org/ for more information 

 

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Chris Townsend

Written by Chris Townsend

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