a.Briefly state global and local hunger and food insecurity issues (how prevalent is this issue).
b.Summarize the physical findings used in nutritional assessments for malnutrition (Table E-5 in the textbook).
c.Research information on three different organizations that address local or global hunger or malnutrition. Summarize who they are, how they got started, what they do, and how/when/where college students can get involved. Quote their mission statement. Are they a faith-based organization? If so, what affiliation? If not, what is their affiliation?
i.Ideas: Community garden, Feed My Starving Children, Waste Not AZ, food donation, Feeding America, Hunger Project, Children’s Hunger Fund, St. Mary’s Food Bank, Phoenix Rescue Mission, Give a HECK, etc.
GCU campus opportunity:
ii.Local Outreach Homeless Ministry is a student-led ministry of the Office of Spiritual Life. This partnership with St. Vincent DePaul gives GCU students the opportunity to serve the hungry and homeless of Phoenix on Monday nights and Thursday mornings weekly. Students carpool or ride together in GCU fleet vans, volunteering their time, hard work, and presence to minister to the physical and spiritual needs of 500+ individuals who seek out assistance weekly. To learn more about this volunteer opportunity, please reach out to Torrey Allen, GCU Local Outreach Coordinator, at 602.639.6747 or Torrey.firstname.lastname@example.org.
d.Describe a plan for implementation. How will you get involved, what service will you provide and how?
e.”Why would college students get involved with this organization?” Quote a related Bible verse, then describe a rationale for action against hunger from the beliefs of the Christian worldview. Below is an example provided in the topic Resources, but you may include any others you feel meet the criteria.
i.”What Does the Bible Say About Helping The Poor”
f.After your service involvement in the organization of your choice, discuss:
i.Has this changed your perception of hunger? If so, how? If not, why? How could this apply to your future, professionally or personally?
*The three organizations I have chosen are Heifer International, St.Marys food bank, and Phoenix rescue! ?