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ALL STUDENTS: Harvesters Youth Hunger Summit - Earn 32 Community Service Hours!!!!!!!!!

YOUTH HUNGER SUMMIT

Apply now to attend a 2017 session!

Session 1: June 5-8, 2017   |   Session 2: July 24-27, 2017

Go to the next level and apply for Harvesters’ four-day Youth Hunger Summit where you will learn more about food insecurity, how to be a hunger advocate, and how to use your skills to be a leader in the fight against hunger. The experiences at the Summit are your chance to see what's going on in our community and discover how Harvesters is making a difference. Be inspired through hands-on projects and group activities to make your own impact, and take away new perspectives and tools. By signing up today, you will be taking an important step towards the ultimate goal of ending hunger.

The Youth Hunger Summit program is intended for youth going into the 6th to 12th grades (ages 12-18). Space is limited to 20 participants. The Summits are held at Harvesters' Kansas City facility, 3801 Topping Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64129 and include off-site projects.

Day 1: Explore the Issue of Hunger

  • Discover who is hungry and how it affects their lives.
  • Learn what food insecurity is and what causes it.

Day 2: Focus on Food and Fund Drives

  • Become aware of the best ways to make a successful food drive and brainstorm creative ideas with other participants.
  • Discover what happens to items after they are donated by tracking their progress.

Day 3: Focus on Advocacy and the Power of Speaking Out

  • Learn how your story and your voice can be used to help those who need it most.
  • Figure out the best ways to educate others about how they can help hungry people.

Day 4: Concentrate on Leadership and Taking Action

  • Examine what strengths, interests and skills you already have and how you can use them to positively motivate others.
  • Create an Action Plan that will give you the ability to involve others in ending hunger.
Posted by: Diamond Howell Published:4/12/17
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