Food charity Mary’s Meals on a 7,000-mile journey - The Solihull Observer

Food charity Mary’s Meals on a 7,000-mile journey

Solihull Editorial 12th Mar, 2023   0

A SCHOOL feeding charity is calling on people in the West Midlands to help feed hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries by signing up to its new fundraising challenge.

Mary’s Meals feeds more than 2.4 million children every school day in 18 countries including Malawi, Kenya and Syria.

This April, people can join its virtual challenge from Dalmally, the village in the Highlands of Scotland where Mary’s Meals was founded, to Malawi, where the charity served its first life-changing school meals in 2002.

Participants can take part in From Dalmally To Malawi in any way they choose from walking, running to swimming.

The money raised by sponsorship from friends and family will help to feed desperately hungry children in school.

Those signing up to the challenge will receive a free Mary’s Meals T-shirt and will be invited to join an exclusive From Dalmally To Malawi online community where they’ll receive inspirational video messages and stories from Mary’s Meals.

Dan McNally, head of grassroots engagement at Mary’s Meals, says: “With Spring around the corner, April is the perfect time for setting a personal active challenge.

“Whatever miles you pledge, taking part in From Dalmally to Malawi allows you to follow the Mary’s Meals journey while helping us to reach the next hungry child. I hope as many people as possible join our challenge this April to show the true generosity of people in the West Midlands!”

Visit to sign up.


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