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I volunteered at my family's church this weekend, packing meals for Feed My Starving Children. Initially I wasn't going to post about it because I always feel weird talking about volunteer hours; like, somehow, people will think that I'm mentioning it just so I can say I did volunteer work. But my dad sent me the final totals this afternoon and these numbers are just too awesome not to mention:

In three days we had over 1700 volunteers who packed 404,568 meals, which will feed 1108 children for a year.

Last year our total was 200,000 meals. This year, our goal was to hit 400,000. We hit that, and some change.

It feels really good to have been able to be a part of that experience.

Date: 2011-10-16 10:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nerdish.livejournal.com
Good for you. I love volunteering, and it makes me so happy to hear that other people do it too. :) Congrats. You guys did some amazing work.

Date: 2011-10-16 10:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] another-myself.livejournal.com
What a wonderful accomplishment. <3

Date: 2011-10-17 01:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] antiquitea.livejournal.com
Oh, that is wonderful, darling. ♥

Date: 2011-10-17 03:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] farstepper.livejournal.com
Well done. And never feel like you can't talk about your volunteer work. Your followers are your friends, they aren't going to assume ill intentions.

Date: 2011-10-17 03:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] oddrid.livejournal.com
that's so awesome! great job y'all


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