Feed 5000 —Packaging 2018 Successful!

Family in aprons and hair coverings assembling ingredients from bins into bags.

A man and woman watching while another man demonstrates how ingredients are combined filling bags.

Packaging Day 2018 a Great Success


Table with brochures and books about the Children of the Nations organization




Pack­ag­ing Day 2018:

Sat­ur­day, Sept 22 the Mount Olive Luther­an Church Fel­low­ship Hall was busy, busy, busy! Vol­un­teers helped assem­bling, bag­ging, seal­ing and pack­ing each of the 50,000 meals into box­es for ship­ping to Chil­dren of the Nations orphan­ages in Haiti, Domini­can Repub­lic, Sier­ra Leone, Ugan­da, Malawi, and oth­er coun­tries where the need is great.


Bins of ingredients from above

This year’s Feed­ing the 5000 vol­un­teer team, worked to, pack­age, box and pre­pare for ship­ping 50,000 meals.
Children of the Nations poster telling countries where the meals are shipped.

Woman seated at a table with bags standing in a plastic bin
Family in aprons and hair coverings assembling ingredients from bins into bags.Many chil­dren will ben­e­fit thanks to this amaz­ing effort.















Thank you to Chil­dren of the Nations, Kids Around the World, Thrivent & the Yaki­ma com­mu­ni­ty for anoth­er suc­cess­ful pack­ag­ing day!Ladies standing around a table wearing aprons with hair covered combining ingredients for meals.

Close-up of one meal in a bag on the sealing table.

Thank you to all of you who gave funds, vol­un­teered or par­tic­i­pat­ed in the annu­al Feed­ing the 5000 Pack­ag­ing Day and those who helped through­out the year with recy­cling days, omelet feeds, pota­to feeds and oth­er fundrais­ing events.

Crowd of people in front of Mt Olive Church wearing same blue tee shirts

2018 is the tenth year of this annu­al event. (Feed 5000 did not pack­age any meals in 2017.) In those 10 years we have pack­aged more than 500,000 meals.

Your con­tin­ued sac­ri­fices of time, mon­ey, & ener­gy help to con­tin­ue this wor­thy project. God bless you all!

2016 Packaging Memories
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