2020-10-27 SOUTH AFRICA

Marist Mercy Care 1,000,000 meal milestone on World Food Day

Right on World Food Day, which has been celebrated on October 16, Marist Mercy Care’s The Place of Mercy and Hope, honours this day celebrating the momentous milestone: over 1,000,000 meals distributed to poor and vulnerable children and adults of the Sundays River Valley, Eastern Cape, in South Africa.

In fourteen years, The Place of Mercy and Hope, under the banner Marist Mercy Care, have given happiness to poor and vulnerable communities, have educated over 20.230 children, 2.760 adults, cared for 800 sick and dying patients and provided over 282.450 meals during COVID-19 lockdown.

Marist Mercy Care thanks the supporters and followers for the support to continue and reach even greater milestones.

Marist Mercy Care is a collaborative effort between the Marist Brothers, Sisters of Mercy and Lay Persons in the Sundays River Valley, Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. The project assists families who are from disadvantaged communities, with a specific focus on children. Programs include a Crèche and Pre-School, Clinic, Soup Kitchens and Adult Learning programs as well as the Summer Camp.

www.placeofmercyandhope.com

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