After two years at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the volunteer event was held in Ladue Friday.
World Food Day
Monday, October 15, 2012
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
2 days. 3,000 volunteers. 500,000 meals packaged for Africa.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Creve Coeur and St. Louisans are invited to a community event this week to commemorate World Food Day hosted by The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, a not-for-profit working to eradicate malnutrition and preserve the planet through plant science. World Food Day marks the founding of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization and is designed to increase awareness, understanding and informed, year around action to alleviate hunger. This Friday, October 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 3,000 volunteers will package 500,000 rice/soy protein meals for critically malnourished …
Monday, October 10, 2011
A sample of the information you'll find this week at Creve Coeur Patch.
Welcome to Monday! We hope you had a good weekend and enjoyed some of the content we provided. We had fun with live blogs watching the Cardinals defeat the Phillies Friday and the start of the Brewers series Sunday, as we mixed it up with Patch editors in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Monday night, Creve Coeur City Council members have scheduled a final vote on measures to address nuisance deer in the city. Two weeks ago they gave initial approval to a no-feed ordinance and a bill that would establish parameters for bowhunting. Wednesday night, we'll be covering the Ward 1 Town Hall Meeting. What do you think are the big issues? At Patch across the country, we've helped 10,000 people get their voices and interests heard through our Local …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Ted Tooley and his Junior Board colleagues are a driving force behind a community-wide event coming in October.
October 14 is World Food Day. It will be a day for the world to pause and reflect on the challenges facing the world food supply and feeding the hungry. In Creve Coeur, the day will take on added meaning because of the research done at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. And on that day, the center plans on taking action to fight world hunger, by inviting community members to come in and pack meals which will help feed the hungry half a world away. An event of this magnitude doesn't happen by accident. Danforth Center staff are aided by a group of student volunteers from schools around the St. Louis area. Students help plan the actual day and everything that goes into it, raise funds, and build awareness among their peers. Priory …