Lady Barons Softball team helps Kids Against Hunger
MOUNT VERNON—Members of the Brewton-Parker College’s Lady Barons Softball Team participated in a Kids Against Hunger packaging event in Vidalia, Aug. 8.
The event was held at the Grace United Methodist Church, and team members assisted this organization with the assembly of a revolutionary food product that will be distributed around the world, said Head Coach Jason Bryant.
Kids Against Hunger is a nonprofit organization with the mission to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and to feed starving children throughout the world. This is being achieved by getting volunteers involved and by setting up food packaging satellites in the USA, and through partnerships with humanitarian organizations worldwide - enabling Kids Against Hunger to deliver its specially formulated rice-soy casserole to starving children and their families in more than 40 countries. The Kids Against Hunger network currently includes over 50 food packaging satellites across the United States and one in Canada.
The food product distributed by Kids Against Hunger was developed by some of the world's leading food scientists at Cargill, Pillsbury, General Mills and ADM. One package provides six nutritionally complete servings to feed starving children around the world as well as the hungry here at home, and all for the low cost of 23 cents per serving.
After the event, team members commented that they truly felt blessed that their small time donation would essentially help so many children and families throughout the entire world, added Bryant.
Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia. With its main campus located in Mount Vernon, the college also offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its three external sites in Newnan, Norman Park and Liberty County.