About / Get Involved / Contact Us / Login

Willmar Mobile Pack

As we have gotten to know our local Somali neighbors, we have become aware of a severe famine affecting East Africa, including Somalia.  There are currently 1 million children acutely malnourished in Somalia alone.  We feel compelled to do something about this situation with our local Somali friends. 

At Willmar Middle School on June 9 th and 10 th our community will be doing just that: making a difference. Through a Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack TM , we will produce 101,088 meals for children in Somalia.  FMSC is a Christian nonprofit hunger relief organization working with volunteers to produce MannaPack TM Rice, a scientifically formulated food formula that is culturally acceptable worldwide. Organizations in nearly 70 countries around the world distribute these meals to children in greatest need. To learn more about FMSC, visit fmsc.org.

 We invite you to join us in producing these meals. We need to recruit 500 volunteers and raise 22¢ for each meal—$22, 239 total—for this MobilePack.

Learn more by visiting the Willmar MobilePack Facebook page!



«Return to Main News Page
Testimonials
From our community volunteers

“We are proud to be part of the Vision 2040 effort here at the community foundation because it aligns with our core mission to engage people, connect resources and build community. It was an easy choice to invest not only financial resources to support Vision 2040 but also to lend significat board and staff time to help drive this effort forward. It's transforming our communities for the future our residents dream about-using their ideas and energies to make good things happen organically in real time and for years to come-and we want to be part of making that possible!”

Sara Carlson, Willmar Area Community Foundation

I am excited to make a difference and feel confident to do so!

Alumni, Inaugural Class of 2015

I made connections with community members and found many common visions.  I have begun to get more active in the community due to the connections.

Alumni, Class of 2016
Recent Article Posts
Keeping You In The Loop
November WeLEAD: Informal Community Leadership
Join WeLEAD for their next lunch & learn on November 15th, 2017 from Noon to 1pm at the MinnWest Technology Campus Life Science Auditorium in Willmar,...
Goal 5: Health & Wellness - Update
Goal 5: Health & Wellness has gone through refocusing. This process started with a SWOT analysis at their May 16th meeting. SWOT Analysis Findings From...
Blue Zone Trips: 2016 and Mason City 2017
What are Blue Zones?...
Women in Government, A Life of Service
Women in Government, A Life of Service...
World Premiere of Documentary Film, "Warehoused"
A unique and inspiring event took place the evening of June 20th, 2017 at the WEAC in Willmar, Minnesota. The worldwide premiere of a new documentary film...