Children are starving in strife-torn
Uganda, and teens at Christ Life
Church are going hungry in a show of
concern for the tragedies being
faced daily by their African
teens’ hunger, of course, can’t be
compared to the suffering being
experienced by children in Africa.
for three hours on Feb. 24, 25 young
members of the south Tempe church
community joined thousands of other
U.S. teens participating in World
Vision’s 30-hour famine project.
they go hungry, learn about poverty
and pray for their African
counterparts, the teens also have
undertaken projects that address the
needs of local service
organizations—St. Mary’s Food Bank,
in this case.
all, half a million American young
people across America are hoping to
generate $12 million in support of
the World Vision program.
its 16th year, the
30-hour famine is designed to raise
awareness of the effort to combat
hunger in the U.S. and other parts
of the world.
the 30-hour marathon, participants
go without food for a portion of the
time, consuming only liquids, and
become personally involved through
local churches, schools and youth
coordinated the project for Christ
Life Church, 1137 E. Warner Road,
Information: (480) 777-9803.