October 12th, 2015 | by CollegeAD

Hardly anyone likes to eat more than football players. Except those who are simply eating to survive. Wednesday night, the Northwestern State football team joined with other volunteers to provide life-sustaining meals as part of the global Stop Hunger Now initiative. The First United Methodist Church of Natchitoches hosted the event, in conjunction with the church’s Methodist Men group. Demon football players and coaches were joined by local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, the NSU dodge ball club and church members, all working for close to two hours to pack over 20,000 grain-based meals. Stop Hunger Now, established in 1998, is a non-profit organization which “gets food and life-saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable people.” Stop Hunger Now has provided 180 million meals in 65 countries utilizing more than 500,000 volunteers in the process. Read More

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