More than 70 former and current students from St. Viator High School, Arlington Heights and Loyola Academy, Wilmette, packed a total of 57,000 nutritious meals for malnourished children on Saturday at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville.
The event, organized by Chris Wells, St. Viator alumnus, Palatine and Dennis Stonequist, Loyola Academy alumnus, Evanston, was billed as a friendly competition between the two schools.
About Feed My Starving Children
A Christian non-profit founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children tackles world hunger by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to more than 70 countries, where they're used to operate orphanages, schools, clinics and other building blocks of healthy communities. Last year, FMSC produced more than 191.6 million meals at seven sites and through a nationwide MobilePack program. The Minnesota-based charity has earned the highest four-star rating from Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years placing FMSC in the top 1% of ranked charities.