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‘MARY’S MEALS’ IS PLANNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ONCE MORE

first_imgThe Letterkenny volunteers for Mary’s Meals.The launch of the “STEP by STEP to FEED the next CHILD” Sponsored Walk by Mary’s Meals Support Group Letterkenny, will take place in Arena 7 Entertainment Complex in Letterkenny, on Wednesday 28th May at 8.00pm.“Step by Step to Feed the next Child’ invites people from all corners of Ireland to take part in a sponsored walk from their hometowns/villages/parishes to Knock Shrine,Co.Mayo in August 2014 to raise awareness of the work of Mary’s Meals. Thirteen members of the Mary’s Meals Letterkenny Support Group will begin their walk from Malin Town, Co Donegal on 07th August.They will complete the walk over nine days and are planning to arrive in Knock at 11 am on Friday 15 August 2014 and celebrate Mass at Knock Shrine.Already walkers from Clare, Cork, Wexford, Wicklow, Cavan and Donegal have put on their trainers to unite in this venture to feed children in the poorest countries.“The idea of people ‘walking together’ is one of the ways I think about the whole of the Mary’s Meals movement” says founder Magnus. The walk is entitled “Step by Step to Feed the Next Child” for the next child is waiting. Mary’s Meals is an international charity that sets up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.The campaign aims to provide chronically hungry children with one meal a day within the school environment. This way the children are encouraged to gain an education that can lift them out of poverty in later life. To date this simple but effective idea has gathered momentum and today provides daily meals for over 890,000 children in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.The launch night at Arena 7 will include:1. MARY’S MEALS awareness presentation at 8pm with time for questions and answers afterwards.2. A short film about MARY’S MEALS will be shown that shows the harsh realities faced by children living in poverty3. Full details of the Sponsored Walk taking place in August 2014 Please feel free to contact Fr. Eamonn Kelly or a representative from Mary’s Meals, Letterkenny on 087 7080736 for further details on the sponsored walk.email:[email protected]: marysmealsletterkennyTwitter: marysmealsLK ‘MARY’S MEALS’ IS PLANNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ONCE MORE was last modified: May 20th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalletterkennyMary’s Mealslast_img read more