Friday, January 16, 2015

A great weekend for Squash Hunger!

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Healthy World Cafe partnered with The Greenhouse and York County Food Alliance for the third annual Squash Hunger! Volunteers came together to recover, preserve and share food in the community.

We processed more than ONE TON (!!) of butternut squash, onions, garlic and sweet potatoes to cook a squash soup that will be distributed to a host of groups working to end hunger in the area. Yeah, our volunteers rock.

Check out a photo album from the weekend on our Facebook page, plus media coverage from The York Daily Record/Sunday News, York Dispatch, and CBS21.

-- Squash Hunger turns more than 1,800 pounds of produce into soup

From the York Daily Record:
-- MLK Day of Service opportunities happening around York County
-- Secret ingredient to Squash Hunger? Applesauce

From the York Dispatch:
-- Cooking up a solution for York-area hunger
-- Squash Hunger photo gallery

From CBS21:
-- York County Food Alliance "squashes" hunger

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners for the weekend: York County Food Alliance, Fillmore Container, The David Hogg Family Foundation, The Greenhouse and St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church. And a million thank-yous to all of our volunteers! You made the work easy.

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