Meal Packing Events through our Food Program empower groups and their volunteers to pack meals and deliver HOPE in the form of nutritious food to impoverished kids throughout the world.
1 in 7 kids in the world suffers from the effects of food insecurity, living in a chronic state of malnutrition. Through our Food Program, we ensure that tens of thousands of impoverished kids have a warm, nutritious meal EACH DAY.
How it Works
Kids Around the World empowers groups to be a part of the solution of childhood malnutrition. Our specially designed, highly nutritious meals are packed and sponsored by partners and volunteers at their own packing events throughout the US and shipped overseas to serve malnourished children in orphanages, schools, homes, churches, and community feeding centers. For our volunteers, coming together in a fun, high-energy and meaningful service event to hand-pack millions of meals every year is a precious and impactful experience.
Your business, school, church, civic group, or other organization can sign up to host your own food packing event at your location!
All across the US, groups recruit their volunteers and work with KATW’s team to plan an excellent community-building experience for their people to serve together to provide life-giving meals to the hungry.
Your part as the Host is to select a date, time, location and size of your event, sponsor the meals you will pack at 28-30 cents per meal, and recruit your volunteers to come and serve together.
On the day of your meal event, volunteers will come together and serve assembly-line fashion to pack thousands of nutritious meals for malnourished kids. Events can be upbeat, fast-paced and competitive, or mellow, soulful experiences, depending on what your group is looking for. No matter what atmosphere we help you create, volunteers will have a meaningful time of community and team-building.
We’ll take time to share with the group about the children their meals will feed and the impact they are having in the lives of kids by serving through meal packing. Your volunteers will leave asking “WHEN CAN WE DO THAT AGAIN?!”
After meals are packed, they return to our warehouses where they will be loaded into shipping containers and shipped to our trusted partners in many countries around the globe. Meals then make their way by truck, train, bus, moped, and even by donkey to villages and communities in urban and rural locations in developing countries! Eventually, OneMeal boxes arrive at an orphanage, school, church, hospital, or community feeding center where they will be served to children as a nourishing and reliable daily meal.
OneMeal serves kids facing food insecurity through daily feeding programs at schools, orphanages, churches, hospitals and community feeding centers. When we provide a reliable and consistent source of food for kids, they are freed up to focus on learning, growing, playing, and beginning to dream about their future. Through our trusted partners, kids receive a warm meal each day in an environment where they can experience HOPE.
Our OneMeal recipe provides a foundational meal that can be used across cultures to deliver sustaining nutrition to impoverished children where food insecurity is a daily reality. OneMeal’s primary ingredient, RED LENTILS, serves as a superior source of protein, critical to physical growth and development, including brain development. OneMeal also delivers much needed micronutrients through PhytoBlend — a combination of 24 essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients — filling a major dietary deficit often found in situations of food insecurity. Our dehydrated vegetable blend adds additional nutrients and fiber, along with color, texture, and flavor to enhance the meal. Fortified white rice further provides critical calories to children — a common ingredient familiar to people in most regions of the world — making our meals readily accepted across cultures.
Through an extraordinary partnership with the M5M Foundation, our OneMeal recipe includes a high quality, plant-based “power-punch” called PhytoBlend – a blend of 24 essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients all naturally sourced to deliver the highest form of nutrients to the children we serve.
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Host an Event
Connect with us today to discuss hosting your own meal packing event for your organization!
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Feed More Kids
Every donation to our Food Program helps to feed a child. For less than $9 you can feed a child for an entire month, and for just over $100, a child will be fed for an ENTIRE YEAR!
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We are always looking for volunteers to help support our Food Program behind-the-scenes! Connect with us today to find out how you can help us run events, manage our warehouse, load shipping containers, and more.