Highlights & Happenings – Fall 2021

Highlights & Happenings – Fall 2021 Welcome to our online newsletter. We hope you enjoy catching up on the latest from Feed the Hungry San Miguel! Link to each article below, or download the print edition.To receive this and other timely news via email, subscribe. In this issue: A Community We Support Learn about our beneficiaries, including Esmeralda and her family, …

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The inauguration of Kitchen and Dining room generously donated by Arq. Rafael Franco in the Elementary School of La Medina “Mexico Creo En Ti.”

#Today: the inauguration of Kitchen and Dining room generously donated by Arq. Rafael Franco in the Elementary School of La Medina “Mexico Creo En Ti.” With representatives from Magisterium of the Secretariat of Education of Guanajuato (SEG), Jorge Enrique Hernandez, and the delegate of Region I North Mtra Monterrat Monserrat Bataller Sala Secretaría de Educación de Guanajuato SEG, and the …

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International Day of Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2021, Today is International Day of Indigenous Peoples, and we recognize the importance of indigenous peoples’ inclusion in a system with social and economic benefits for all. We believe that marginalized people have a right to not only adequate nutrition, but also to preserve their culture, including their languages. As an example, since 2006 we have provided food …

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Walk/Run/Bike for Food: Registration Opens Soon!

Coming this October, our Walk/Run/Bike for Food campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness for our cause. An option to raise funds will be available through our portal. Money you donate or raise goes directly to our mission: no child in San Miguel shall know the pain of hunger. Once registration opens, there will be two ways that you can …

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Raising Funds—and Spirits

Feed the Hungry is pleased to share the results of our Sunset Dinner with a View fundraiser at Quince Rooftop restaurant in downtown San Miguel. On June 23, 38 guests assembled to enjoy a lovely dinner, socialize, and learn about our Early Childhood Nutrition program. Although “sunset with a view” became rain clouds with a view, and despite some precipitation, …

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Feed the Hungry San Miguel Headquarters Dedication to Early Founders

Tony and Shirley Adlerbert are original founders of Feed the Hungry San Miguel and have been visionary leaders since its inception. For decades, they have contributed their time and their passion for helping others, to ensure the continued success of the organization and its mission. Tony served as president and executive director from 1994 to 2000 and has since been …

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See Feed the Hungry in Action

Our new Video Gallery features links to a selection of short Feed the Hungry videos, and will be updated frequently. We hope you enjoy being “with” us as we go about our mission! Please enjoy a selection of short Feed the Hungry videos! To see more, visit our YouTube channel and our Facebook page. Launch of the Early Childhood Nutrition …

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A “Typical” Day During the Pandemic

In April 2020, Feed the Hungry began to package and deliver critical food supplies to thousands of desperate families throughout the San Miguel de Allende municipality. This required packaging and delivering food to 37 communities and seven local charities every two weeks. Our Feed the Families Emergency Response program is still providing this assistance and will continue to do so …

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You Can Help Girls Achieve Their Full Potential

Fifteen years ago, Michael Chadwick, the sponsor of Feed the Hungry’s kitchen at Naciones Unidas elementary school in the rural community of Los Ricos de Abajo, visited the school and observed the English language program taught by volunteers. He was impressed after witnessing the eagerness of the eight sixth-grade students but was dismayed to learn that only half of them …

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The Importance of Children’s Health Assessments

Feed the Hungry’s licensed nutritionists play an invaluable role in support of our mission. One of their many responsibilities is to visit each community where we operate a school kitchen, to assess the wellness of the children that receive our meals. Typically, height and weight measurements are taken and recorded at the beginning and end of each school year, so …

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