Impact

The food our volunteers pack helps people around the world suffering from famine and disaster. See where the food has gone, and read about the people it has helped.

Where we make an impact

Title City Description
Brian Coyle Center Minneapolis

We had the privilege of participating in the 2014 "Glocal" Event in Minneapolis.  As part of the event, community members from the west metro ... more

Dadaab Refugee Camp Nairobi

In 2011, Somalia and the Horn of Africa experienced their worst drought in 60 years. 30,000 Somali children died in 90 days. Women walked numerous... more

Eagle Butte Eagle Butte
Haiti Port au Prince
Hurricane Katrina New Orleans

In August of 2005, a category 5 hurricane landed in the U.S. causing massive destruction; it was one of the deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history.... more

ICM Philippines Pasig City

International Care Ministries (ICM) has been serving the ultrapoor in the Philippines since 1992. In partnership with community leaders from... more

Iraq Koya

In 2012, West Metro worked with World Compassion to distribute food to Syrian refugees in Iraq.  Jeff Geuder of World Compassion wrote,

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Malawi Njewa

UNICEF reported that Malawi is facing the worst food crisis in nine years. The problem began last year during widespread flooding followed by a... more

North Minneapolis Minneapolis

A tornado plowed across many blocks that were in its path in North Minneapolis on May 22, 2011. Thousands lost power and curfews were instilled.  ... more

Oklahoma City Oklahoma City

In 2013, a massive, howling tornado pulverized a vast swath of the Oklahoma City.  West Metro shipped 40,000 meals to be distributed through the... more

Sierra Leone - Children of the Nations Marjay Town

Meals from the 2016 Many Hands Many Meals were granted to children and families in Sierra Leone who are supported by Children of the Nations (COTN... more

Sierra Leone - The Raining Season Freetown

KAH-West Metro was contacted by the CEO of The Raining Season, an organization which supports an orphanage, The Covering, in Sierra Leone Africa.... more

Tanzania Singida

In 2003, Floyd and Kathy made their first trip to Tanzania to the remote Nkungi village in the Singida Region. Once there, Floyd and Kathy were... more

Uganda City

Nate Gustafson visited an orphanage in Uganda that works with orphaned street children.  After visiting with the staff and interacting with the... more

VEAP Bloomington ... more