Nr. 05

ADRA: Hunger Relief

Afhjælpning af hungersnød

Skill Level 2

1. View an ADRA video on the topic of world hunger and discuss with your Pathfinder Club unit or class the methods shown in the video which ADRA is using to combat hunger.

2. Interview the person who directs the community food pantry in your local church or another local church in your area. Ask this person about the types of people they serve, what causes food needs in the community, and how they meet these needs. Take notes during the interview.

3. Visit a food bank and talk with the staff, and then explain to your instructor how the food bank gathers donated groceries and provides supplies to food pantries, soup kitchens, etc.

4. Describe in an essay of at least 500 words the causes of hunger in each of the following situations:

a. Developing nations overseas

b. Inner-city and other disadvantaged areas in this country

Alternate requirement: Make a presentation of at least 10 minutes during a Sabbath School program, Pathfinder Club Devotional, to a school assembly or civic club on the same topics.

Alternate requirement: Create a video tape, slide and sound show, or presentation software production on the same topics and show the production to a Sabbath School group, school assembly or civic club.

5. Collect at least 50 non-perishable food items for the community food pantry in your local church or the nearest Adventist Community Services center.

6. Volunteer in a soup kitchen for at least two meals, This can be done as a group project with others in your Pathfinder Club or school.  If there is no Soup Kitchen in your area, prepare and distribute six sack lunches to the needy or homeless.