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"Rally to Fight Hunger" planned for 2013 Wisconsin FFA Convention

June 6, 2013 | 0 comments

The Wisconsin Association of FFA announced plans for an "FFA Rally to Fight Hunger" at the 2013 Wisconsin FFA Convention, June 10-13, to help feed children and adults suffering from food insecurity.

The rally will engage 300 FFA members from 20 different high schools across the state. Their goal is to package 70,000 meals at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison to combat hunger in Wisconsin.

Working with Kids Against Hunger, a humanitarian food-aid organization, FFA members will assemble meals to provide relief from hunger and malnutrition on Monday, June 10.

All of the meals will be distributed to Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. During the rally, FFA members and advisors will take part in hour-long shifts before the convention officially starts on Tuesday.

More than 55 donors including FFA chapters, individuals, alumni and the FFA Foundation have contributed towards the $10,000 needed to pay for the meals in this inaugural year.

To donate this year, contact the Wisconsin FFA Center for more information. Landmark Services Cooperative is the generous sponsor of this project, which ensures that the Rally to Fight Hunger will continue next year.

Earlier on Monday, 150 FFA members from around the state will participate in the Wisconsin FFA Day of Service. Those participants will be bused to six service sites in Madison where they will learn more about each of the non-profit organizations before they volunteer.

At the completion of this year's Day of Service, FFA members will have volunteered almost 1700 hours for the Madison community.

The Wisconsin Association of FFA is committed to giving back to the community that has hosted their annual convention for over 15 years.

The Rally to Fight Hunger and the Day of Service are examples of how FFA members are committed to serving their communities.

"FFA members know what it means to step up and serve," said Cheryl Zimmerman, executive director of the Wisconsin Association of FFA.

Zimmerman added, "The service projects at the 2013 State FFA Convention allow Wisconsin FFA members to reach out to people in the Madison area and help those around them. Service projects are happening all around the state of Wisconsin and FFA members are instrumental in planning and conducting these events to make their school and communities a better place to live and work."

She concluded, "FFA promotes the "Living to Serve" portion of the organization's motto as we continue to promote the importance of active citizenship, community service and leadership through agricultural education."

Wisconsin FFA members are proud to add to their tradition of service by adding the Rally to Fight Hunger to convention this year.

For more information about Wisconsin FFA and the Wisconsin FFA Foundation visit www.wisconsinffa.org or www. wisconsinffafoundation.org, like the Wisconsin FFA Foundation on Facebook, or call 715-659-4807.

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