Here's how our 2021 Packathon will go!
LET'S DO LUNCH--
in a big Montana way--for children living in the mountains of Haiti! Average incomes there are still less than a dollar a day and, some days, families cannot afford even one meal. Just once this year, instead of a stuffed burrito or a beautiful salad, “doing lunch” can look like 100 volunteers working together to pack 15,000 meals! In five 2-hour sessions, we can produce 75,000 meals—enough for an entire lunch program where they've never had that before. Picture it, 250 happy, healthier students in Bois Negresse, Haiti, through the 2021-22 school year. Would you join us by supporting this Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti? Local non-profit, Future Forward for Haiti invites you to the good feelings that come from seeing a need and working together to alleviate it. You can support this fun, educational, family friendly, hands-on community event in two ways:
Contribute financially: the total grocery bill will be $27,000 for rice, beans, dehydrated vegetables and fortifying vitamins. Together, we can raise this!
Register to Help Pack! Give us 2 hours on October 15 or 16 to work alongside other volunteers at Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman. Because we will be packing food, we'll be both masked and hairnetted gloved! (You could even ask friends to sponsor your work, or start a fundraising team. All the money will go for food.)
Together we can demonstrate our common Montana values--generosity, teamwork, and justice for all--while providing food to improve overall health and regular school attendance. Gallatin Valley can help Haitian children get the most from their education and potentially help overcome some of the chronic problems challenging their country. Please Donate Now for packing ingredients. Let's do lunch bigger than ever! If you prefer to donate with a check, please write it to Future Forward for Haiti, and mail it to Shelly Fallang at 3805 Toole Street, Bozeman MT 59718. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with no paid employees so over 95% of your gift goes to provide these meals.
- 1 Roxanne Hoblitt $3,284.30 raised
- 2 Kay Roseen $3,255.62 raised
- 3 Barb Benson $3,090.42 raised
- 4 Shelly E Fallang $1,283.57 raised
- 5 Marc and Lisa Beck $881.85 raised
- 6 Lindean Barnett Christenson $717.15 raised
- 7 Marsha Polansky $300.00 raised
- 8 Justina Pape-Sheppard $126.22 raised
- 9 Amy Yovich $100.00 raised