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Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti
Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti

Sat, Oct 15

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Hope Lutheran Church

Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti

Together let's "pack our bags" and send much needed food to children in Haiti. In four 2-hour sessions, we can pack 100,000 meals—enough for an entire lunch program for a full school year. There are multiple sessions to choose from.

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Time & Location

Oct 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Hope Lutheran Church, W Graf St, Bozeman, MT 59718, USA

About the event

Together let's "pack our bags" and send much needed food to children in Haiti. In four 2-hour sessions, we can pack 100,000 meals—enough for an entire lunch program for a full school year.  

  • Ultimate Destination: Bois Negresse, Haiti 
  • Starting Place: Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman  
  • When: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Register for a 2-hour session: 9-11 am, Noon-2 pm, 3-5 pm, 6-8 pm
  • What: Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti is a hands-on service event where volunteers from all over our community team together and assemble school lunches.  
  • Goal: Pack and send 100,000 school lunches for 200 elementary students at the Light and Peace School every weekday through 2023.  
  • Who: You and 500 volunteers- all ages, faiths, ethnicities, parties, preferences  
  • Cost: The packathon event is free to attend! The 10 tons of rice, beans, dehydrated vegetables, and vitamin mix we pack and ship will cost $40,000. Each volunteer will pack about $80 worth of food per packing session. Please consider giving a donation if you can help meet the food and shipping costs of this event.  
  • How:  Local non-profit, Future Forward for Haiti invites you to the good feelings that come from seeing a need and working together to alleviate it. You can support this fun, educational, family friendly, hands-on community event in two ways: 
  1. Contribute Financially: the total grocery bill will be $40,000 for ingredients and shipping costs. Together, we can raise this!
  2. Register to Pack: Give us 2 hours on October 15, 2022 to work alongside other volunteers at Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman. You could ask your family and friends to sponsor your work, or start a fundraising team.

Follow this link for more details or to register

2022 Gallatin Valley Packathon for Haiti (qgiv.com) 

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