Fort Worth Hunger Relief

Connect Week Elementary, Youth, College, Intergenerational Availability: July 2-7

  • 325 US dollars

About the Week

In Fort Worth, Texas, your group will have the opportunity to learn how a local church partners with neighbors experiencing hunger. Groups learn a variety of ways to participate in hunger relief, from serving in community gardens, food pantries, cooking programs, and meal service, to advocating for fair food policies and the end of food deserts. Groups participating in Fort Worth: Hunger Relief learn to put faith into action through service and justice in ways that are relational, sustainable and dignity-affirming. Groups work with and learn from a variety of organizations and people with whom we partner year round. Each day includes a morning gathering with a biblical reflection and videos to learn more about hunger relief and the partner organizations for the day, hands-on activities with non-profits, connect time and free time. Connect time is our justice based curriculum that will help your group connect what you are doing on your trip with how your will put your faith into action in new ways when you return home. Fort Worth Hunger Relief weeks can be customized for elementary, middle school, high school, and intergenerational groups. Cost is $325 per participant for five nights (typically Sunday evening through Friday morning). Shorter weeks for younger groups can be scheduled at $70 per participant per night. • Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snack, Monday morning through Friday morning • Lodging in a local church • A dedicated Site-Coordinator and trained young adult staff to facilitate your week • Fully planned service and educational experiences • Honorariums for speakers, costs for activities, entrance fees • A t-shirt for each participant • Printed discussion guides for small groups • Online consultation with Be the Neighbor planning staff in the spring • Online training for your adult leaders in late May or early June Note that your group is responsible for transportation during the week.