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HUNGER TEAM 

We are called by God in Christ to bring good news and to proclaim release to those held captive by human structures and injustices. Discipleship means evaluating our lifestyle choices and adopting changes that reflect our faith and give witness to our commitments to mission and justice.

The HUNGER MINISTRY TEAM of PEVA, believing that hunger is unacceptable, leads and challenges the churches of PEVA and its entities in Christ’s name to alleviate chronic hunger and its immediate causes at home and abroad through information dissemination, education, advocacy, and the provisions of resources. 

There is always a need for new members to join the PEVA Hunger Ministry Team please contact the PEVA office.

 

 

fishes and  loavesNickel-A-Meal If every member in our presbytery gave just 5 cents a meal, $54.75 a year thats alot of spare change!  Collect your spare change, encourage a Nickel-A-Meal hunger offering, hold a food drive, and raise hunger awareness in your congregation.            Click Here to Learn More 

hungeryGrants Available If your church is seeking funds for food and hunger related ministries PEVA's Hunger Ministry Team has grants available. Nickel-A-Meal (NAM) (for direct food relief only, grants due Aug 31st) and  Church Community Hunger (limited to the community, not limited to food,  & no deadline to apply)  

fact iconHunger Facts 1 in 13 people in Virginia struggle to put food on the table! 1 in 10 children in Virginia face hunger. 45% of Virginia households receiving SNAP benefits are the working poor (less than $25,000 a year) 44.9% of Virginia households receiving SNAP benefits have children.  Hidden hunger is a term used to describe what happens when vitamins and minerals are not part of the diet.  (updated 8/24/2022)

 

Migrant Farm Workers & Seasonal Agriculture Workers

Please remember the Migrant Farm Workers and Seasonal Agriculture Workers in your prayers as they work in the fields with their families this season, especially those on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Remember the work of all who have helped to make our meals possible. Please consider adding the Migrant Ministry to your outreach projects. Click Here for Updated 4/26/2022 Brochure contact jessica@pcusa-peva.org 

 

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Last Published: September 23, 2022 12:46 PM