By Carol McCracken (Post # 389)
The annual Rally for Hunger Relief will take place at city hall plaza on Friday, February 12th from 9:15 am – 9:45 am. As before, fifty area school children will walk the streets Friday morning spreading their message of hope for hunger relief.
At the same time, a press conference will be held on the steps of city hall. Guest speakers will be Mayor Nick Mavodones and Cheryl Leeman, of US Senator Olympia J. Snowe’s office here in Portland. She is also a member of Portland’s city council. There will be other guest speakers; all addressing hunger relief initiatives in Southern Maine and Wayside Soup Kitchen & Food Rescue’s exciting transition away from the traditional soup kitchen model and into a neighborhoold-based meals programming.
For more information, please email Melissa Gates, director of food programs at Food Programs Wayside Soup Kitchen at MGates@waysidesoupkitchen.org