Feeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois

Feeding starving kids with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Illinois

Every day, an estimated 6,200 children around the world die from hunger-related illnesses. In a country like the United States, where we have so much food, it’s hard to imagine how this is possible. Since 2016, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at the University of Illinois has been doing their part to address this crisis through their partnership with Feed My Starving Children (FMSC).

A look at the 2016 MobilePack event hosted by Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity

With the help of their alumni, parents and many others, the chapter has brought two MobilePack events to campus, through which they have packed more than 210,000 meals.

This is the story of how ATO got connected with FMSC, how they managed to raise the $22,000 to bring the MobilePack to campus, and how their work is making a difference in the world. 

In this episode, you’ll learn how to:

  • plan an event of this magnitude
  • drum up support from your own members as well as other chapters.
  • harness the power of diverse stakeholders to better the world.

Listen here. ⬇️

Selected links from episode 8 with Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity

Get a taste of what it’s like to attend the MobilePack event through this video.

Learn more about Feed My Starving Children and potentially bringing a MobilePack to your campus.

Connect with the Gamma Zeta chapter of ATO on Facebook or Twitter.

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