Help provide thousands of meals for our campus and community in September!
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Inspired by the spirit of unity, service and shared humanity that rose in the U.S. following the events of 9/11/01, ‘9/11 Day’ - also known as the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance - stands as a permanent tribute to those lost and injured, and those who rose in service. The ‘Feed the Funnel for 9/11 Day’ Program is helping organize campus volunteer service activities, focused on hunger relief, in observance of 9/11 Day in 2023.
The goal of these projects is to inspire more than 2,500 STUDENTS, plus faculty members and administrators, to join together during the month of September to pack as many as ONE MILLION healthy, non-perishable meals. With the help of local food pantries and other non profit partners, all meals packed at these events will benefit individuals on their campuses and in their local communities who are at risk of hunger.
This special program is being funded by 9/11 Day and AmeriCorps, and organized in partnership with The Pack Shack’s Feed the Funnel program.
WHAT'S A FEED THE FUNNEL EVENT?
On September 5, 2023 we will pack 50,000 shelf stable meals that will benefit our campus food pantry and other local organizations in our community, including the West Texas Food Bank.
WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?
Far West Texas is no stranger to the limitations related to access, quality, and variety of adequate, affordable, and nutritious food. Because of these limitations Brewster County (home of Sul Ross State University) and surrounding counties experience higher than state (and sometimes national) average rates of food insecurity. This means we all know someone impacted by these limitations related to food. Sometimes those limitations mobilize us to be strategic in our intake and consumption of foods, sometimes they mobilize us to seek support from local resources, while other times they may mobilize us to volunteer toward hunger and food security causes.
By bringing Feed the Funnel to Sul Ross State University, we will be able to mobilize our students in both action and awareness about the food security needs of our region. All the meals we package will go directly back into our community through support from West Texas Food Bank!
HOW YOU CAN HELP!
The total budget for our 9/11 Day Feed the Funnel event is $20,000 and a generous grant has already covered 40% of this amount! We would deeply appreciate your generous contribution to help provide the remaining funding.
SPONSORSHIP DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2023
Please choose the sponsorship level that's best for you or your organization. You can donate through this page with a credit or debit card, or if you prefer to donate by check, please mail it to:
The Pack Shack
Attn: Sul Ross State 9/11 Day Feed the Funnel program
1091 E Lowell Ave
Cave Springs, AR 72718
The Pack Shack is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax id 46-3323793. All contributions are tax-deductible. Consult your tax professional.
After you donate, please send your logo and logo link to The Pack Shack to be included on this page.
If you have additional questions about sponsoring this event, please contact Katy Williams at Sul Ross.
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
Stars & Stripes: $5,000+
Red: $2,500 - $4,999
White: $1,000 - $2,499
Blue: $500 - $999
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The Pack Shack