Wednesday, March 18, 2009

30 Hour Famine

RCLPC's high school youth will participate in the 30 Hour Famine again this year--and it's only a month away!  We each have a month to raise enough money to feed and care for a child for a whole year--$360.  That's right, just $30 a month can save a life.

This year the 30 Hour Famine has the option of fundraising online, so I thought I'd try it out.  If you'd like to sponsor me as we starve for food--fasting for 30 hours to raise money and awareness of hunger issues worldwide and here in our own community--just click this link!  Thanks!

Here's more information about World Vision and the 30 Hour Famine program:

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, World Vision serves alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people.
World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.
World Vision's 30 Hour Famine is an international youth movement to fight hunger. Students typically fast for 30 hours to spread awareness and raise funds to help provide food and care for children worldwide, including here in the US. Every $30 raised helps provide food and care for a child for a month (worldwide average).
For Fiscal year 2007, World Vision's overhead rate was 14%, meaning that 86% of total revenue went directly to our efforts in the field. For more information about World Vision's financials and stewardship, visit World Vision's web site.

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