Feeding the Future





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Long Beach, CA

Total Budget: $16,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: A minimum of 4500 meals being provided to Long Beach Community College and California State University Long Beach and additional food to stock the on campus food pantries in Long Beach, California.

Our funding will be used to purchase easy to eat "to go" foods that are high in nutritional value and can be consumed primarily on campus. We will package 1500 day bags to be given to students who would otherwise lack access to food. Each bag will provide three non-perishable, easy to eat and prepare meals for students that will only require access to water and sometimes a campus microwave. In addition to the meal bags, this year we also wish to supply food to the campus pantries to meet the demand of many students in need of food due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Items may include: Canned tuna, chicken, Boost/Ensure protein drinks, protein bars, soup, chili, stew, cracker and cheese individual packages, instant oatmeal, granola, fruit cups, boxed fruit juice, raisins, peanut butter, crackers, mac and cheese, condiment packets, cups for mixing and sporks for eating and mixing.

In addition to food purchases primarily at Costco Business Store and Amazon, we will purchase bags and provide a snack for volunteers the day we package the food.

Project Contact Person

District: 5320

Rotary Club of: Long Beach

Primary Contact: Jacqueline Padilla-Perez

Email: jacqueline@historiadesign.com

Project Status

This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Jo Holman

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Jacqueline Padilla-Perez

System Entry: Project signed by Jacqueline Padilla-Perez.


by Mathew Kinley

System Entry: Project signed by Mathew Kinley.


by Helen Maxwell

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

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