Delmar Carr’s Eagle Scout project feeds 11,000

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Delmar Carr III partnered with KAHC as an Eagle Scout Project to feed children throughout the world.

Delmar Carr III, resident of New Boston MI, grandson of Delmar & Pauline Carr Sr. of Milan, and a member of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 290 of Ypslanti has his BSA Life Scout rank, and is currently a BSA Eagle Scout candidate. His Eagle Scout Community Project was to feed 10,000 children and adults. November 18 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, ELCA,  201 N. River Blvd., Ypsilanti, MI he surpassed his goal. With the $3200 Delmar raised through many generous donations, 11,664 meals were made by 75 volunteers of family, friends, and community members.  Three thousand eight hundred eighty eight meals (1/3) will stay at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, ELCA, Food Pantry, Ypsilanti, and the other 7,776 meals (2/3) will be delivered to KAH’s USA Disaster Relief Program (Puerto Rico) and to a KAH 3rd World Country partner.
Once he chose his project, made necessary calls/contacts, and presented and got approval from the BSA District Board of Review, he then had to fundraise $2,800. For 28 cents a meal, the KAH Coalition (a non profit organization) helps feed children and families in your own community, across the USA, and around the world by making and distributing dry meal packets of rice, soy protein, spices and vitamins. He spoke in front of several groups (Scouts, Church, coaches, senior center) and sent out many letters to achieve this first part of his project. 
The second part he trained and guided his volunteers on measuring the ingredients, weighing them, sealing the bags, and packaging them all within a few hours on November 18th.

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