World Food Day 2012
Celebrating the Power of Cooperatives & Cooperation!
PLAN YOUR SPECIAL EVENT NOW WITH FREE CWS MATERIALS
This years’ partners include:
Church Women United
Mennonite Central Committee
Presbyterian Church USA Hunger Program
Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth
United Church of Christ
United Methodist Church – General Board of Church & Society
United Methodist Women
FAO – Get Involved
International Year of Cooperatives 2012
Funds for this WFD project were generously provided by Oxfam America
United Methodist Women.
- Hunger Placemat
While supplies last, these are available free from CWS’ distribution
center for those hosting a Share A Meal or another hunger education event. Order online or call 1-800-297-1516 and ask for resource EA 1237.
- Share A Meal "How To" Instruction Sheet
Answers to questions, inspirational ideas for engagement and links to available resources.
Download (PDF, 186KB)
- Discussion Guide
the most basic level, focus your Share A Meal conversations on the food
you eat and where it comes from. How do your choices connect your
well-being with the well-being of people, plants, animals – communities
and the ecosystems they are a part of all around the world?
Download (PDF, 232KB)
- Share a Meal: Recipes
A collection of recipes celebrating foods of the world – and those who make them!
View the list of recipes or download all (PDF, 223KB)
- Celebrate World Food Day
Bulletin insert educates about the issue of hunger and offers three ways you can make a difference.
Download (PDF, 29KB)
- Sample Hunger Prayers
Three prayers that may be used in worship services, study times and as part of special Share A Meal events.
Download (PDF, 27KB)
- Hunger Sermon Notes
passages that can be used alone or in combination in a sermon. One
theme that links all of these passages is that we are called to work together to be good stewards of creation and ensure everyone’s basic needs are met.
Download (PDF, 94KB)
- "Share A Meal" Event Reporting Form
Help CWS track the impact of our collective efforts to educate and inspire action to address hunger and food security. In order to satisfy funders’ reporting requirements and to help us gauge the usefulness of various types of materials we produce, please complete this form and return.
Download (PDF, 194KB)
- Speak Out for a Faithful Budget
Contact your U.S. Senators and Representative, asking them to support the Senate’s FY 2013 funding levels for overseas relief and development programs.
Speak Out now!
- Action Ideas
There are many ways you as an individual, and together with others in your congregation and community, can help end hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
Download (PDF, 19KB)