FEEDING SMILES PROGRAM  - GLEANERS CANADA

50,000 Portions of dehydrated vegetables mix per month

2500 Beneficiaries per Day

Proposal Summary

The Feeding Smiles Gleaners Canada Program aims to contribute to the alleviation of hunger and malnutrition conditions among Venezuelan children, elderly and adults by providing at least 50,000 portions of dehydrated vegetables mix per month for a continued period of 12 months. 

Helps households improve their children's nutritional needs instead of having to recur to undignified or illegal methods to obtain food.

In order to achieve this, a collection initiative of pre-packaged food bags containing dehydrated vegetable mix manufactured in Canada.

One of these meal bags contains at least 100 portions, With 50,000 portions, we can feed at least 2500 people per day.

The food packages are delivered to local partner organizations and food centers in Venezuela. The local team then proceeds to handle, prepare and distribute the meals to beneficiaries.

These products can be prepared in a variation of easy ways such as adding it to rice, soups or other meals to boost the daily caloric intake that a healthy nutrition requires.

Dehydrated Vegetable Mix

This versatile product can be creatively prepared into soups, sauces, empanadas, rice, grains, meats, etc.

  • Vegetables Mix

  • Asparagus

  • Beets

  • Broccoli

  • Cabbage

  • Carrots

  • Cauliflower

  • Celery

  • Parsnips

  • Peppers

  • Potatoes

  • Squash (butternut, pepper, spaguetti)

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Zucchini

Program Objetives

  • Provide at least one balanced meal a day to children, youth and adults in need (total of 50,000 portions of dehydrated vegetables Mix per month).
     

  • Raise children malnutrition awareness through comprehensive marketing and communication campaigns.

Ultimate Goal

  • In collaboration with local partners, the program aims to contribute to the alleviation of hunger and improve the nutritional status of at least 2500 Venezuelan children, youth and adults in 10 provinces.

Partner Organizations

  • Local Venezuelan community centers such as homes for children, youth and adults, community kitchens, schools and hospitals.
     

  • Local churches that deliver meals to public schools and people in the community with precarious nutritional conditions.

Program Activities

  • Collection initiative of pre-packaged food bags containing dehydrated vegetable mix. One meal bag can 100 portions, reaching at least 2,500 beneficiaries per day
     

  • Food packages are delivered to local partner organizations and food centers in Venezuela. The local team then proceeds to handle, prepare and distribute the meals to beneficiaries.

2,500 people are benefiting daily from the FEEDING SMILES GLEANERS CANADA program

How can you help?

  • Donations and memberships through the CVEF’s website
     

  • Repost and raise awareness of our programs on social platforms
     

  • Share our work with family, friends and colleagues
     

  • Propose fundraising initiatives to our cause
     

  • Volunteer in fundraising activities and events.
     

  • Your company can:
     

    • Affiliate CVEF as a social cause
       

    • Sponsor one of our local centers

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