What is Foodstock?


Dunwoody United Methodist Church, in partnership with Rise Against Hunger and Simpsonwood United Methodist Church, bring together over 1,300 community volunteers to assemble nearly 315,000 dehydrated meals for children in need across the globe. This number will eclipse the largest effort of its kind in metro Atlanta for Rise Against Hunger. Since 2010, the church and community have packaged over 2,714,000 meals. At our successful Foodstock event in August of this year, we eclipsed the 2,700,000 meal mark in our history with Rise Against Hunger. Come be a part of this wonderful event and historic mark! Volunteers form large assembly lines to bag the meals. The meals are made of rice, soybeans, vegetables and 21 essential vitamins. The result of this work fills an entire shipping container (20 tons of food), and it is shipped immediately to those in need. Rise Against Hunger primarily targets children through school lunch programs, but expands to the community it is serving based on need.

Pick Your Shift


Check back in Summer 2020 to register for our next Foodstock!

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HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?


If you have questions about Foodstock, Rise Against Hunger or would like to know more about local mission opportunities, please contact me.

Chris Mixer

chris.mixer@dunwoodyumc.org

(770) 394-0675 ext. 175