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Day of Action: Volunteers Assemble Weekend Meal Kits to Feed 1,500 Kids over the Summer


When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Durham Central Park, Farmer’s Market Pavilion – 501 Foster Street, Durham
Who: United Way of the Greater Triangle, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 115 Community Volunteers
Photo Opps: Best time to take photos is between 9:45 and 10:30 a.m.

Details: United Way of the Greater Triangle is bringing together volunteers from around the Triangle to create 1,500 weekend meal and reading kits for Durham area students. Each kit will contain enough food for seven meals for four weeks and books to help prevent summer slide. The kits will be distributed through the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and to five local summer camps.

There will be opportunity for action photos of volunteers (ages 5 and older) assembling the meal kits. On-site interview opportunities will also be available with United Way of the Greater Triangle staff, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle staff, and community volunteers.

Please check-in at the registration tent when you arrive.


About United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT)
United Way actively mobilizes the caring power of communities to build resources, focus investments, and foster partnerships to improve lives and inspire generations of achievement in four North Carolina counties: Durham, Johnston, Orange, and Wake. A focus on children and their families in low-income households uses a collaborative, two-generational approach to dramatically change the course of their futures. Learn more at

2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150 | Morrisville, North Carolina 27560

Media Contact:
Stacy Shelp, VP of Marketing & Communications
Office:  919-463-5013