WHA News

Warm & Windy Hunger Walk a Hit

posted May 5, 2019, 7:22 PM by World Hunger

On Sunday April 28th, close to 50 walkers joined together on a beautiful & breezy Sunday afternoon at Antioch Church of the Brethren to stroll the lovely countryside for those in need.  Thanks to our generosity of our participants and donor/sponsors, over $3,700 was raised to support the 2019 WHA ministries.  We appreciate those who walked and the many volunteers who helped execute this well-run event.

Winter Music Event a Hit

posted Mar 11, 2019, 4:37 PM by World Hunger

On Sunday, February 24th over 100 people gathered at Germantown Brick Church of the Brethren to enjoy a winter concert of local musicians including Haw Patch and After Jack. Over $1,400 in donations were received during this foot stomping good time. Many thanks to those who performed and the many who attended and graciously donated towards the 2019 World Hunger Auction charities. 

Winter Breakfast (and Weather) Event Update

posted Jan 14, 2019, 4:13 PM by World Hunger

Dozens braved the pending afternoon snow storm the morning of January 12 to meet at Antioch Church of the Brethren for a hot breakfast and early morning fellowship.  Thanks to our gracious attendees, we raised over $1,000 towards helping the needy in our community and beyond.  Additionally, we much appreciate the volunteers that donated their Saturday morning to make this event a success.

Give the Holiday Gift Guaranteed to Fit

posted Nov 30, 2018, 5:41 PM by World Hunger   [ updated Nov 30, 2018, 5:43 PM ]

As we near the Christmas season and are faced with buying gifts for family and friends, we often struggle to find something that they will enjoy and use.  As an alternative this year, the World Hunger Auction committee invites you to make a donation to the Auction in honor of those to whom you would typically give a gift.  Simply mail your donation along with your completed Christmas Gift Form and we will send a Christmas Card to your designated loved one acknowledging your gift.  Thanks in advance for those honoring the true meaning of Christmas by helping those less fortunate & Happy Holidays!

2018 WHA Proceeds Distribution Announced

posted Nov 30, 2018, 5:21 PM by World Hunger

The WHA Committee conducted their fall meeting and approved the 2018 proceeds distribution as follows:

Heifer International             $29,700 
Roanoke Area Ministries    $14,850 
Global Food Initiative            $5,940 
Stepping Stone Mission        $2,970 
Lake Christian Ministries       $2,970 
Heavenly Manna                   $2,970

It is an annual joy to distribute 100% of our proceeds to those in need. Many thanks to all for another successful year of fund raising activities to serve those less fortunate in our own backyard and around the globe. 

2018 Auction Event Raises Over $31K

posted Aug 12, 2018, 12:07 PM by World Hunger   [ updated Aug 12, 2018, 12:10 PM ]

With hundreds in attendance at Antioch Church of the Brethren bidding on 100+ unique hand-made items, our annual namesake event raised over $31,000 towards our WHA ministries.  We were blessed by gracious bidding by all of those in attendance and our abundance of hand-crafted items so lovingly contributed by those in the community and beyond.  Many thanks to all the churches, persons and local organizations that assisted in making this year's event a tremendous success.  Stay tuned for for details on our funds distribution this fall and our calendar of events as we excitedly prepare for our 36th annual World Hunger Auction season in 2019.

Organ concert a piping success

posted Jul 15, 2018, 7:10 PM by World Hunger   [ updated Jul 15, 2018, 7:10 PM ]

Dozens that gathered on June 3rd at Antioch Church of the Brethren for an enjoyable afternoon of music and fellowship were delighted with classical organ compilations played by Franklin County's own Jonathan Emmons. Over $2,500 was raised during this event for WHA ministries.  We appreciate all attendees and a big Thank You to Jonathan for sharing his gift of music to support those in need.

Over 40 persons pedaled for philanthropy

posted Jul 15, 2018, 6:57 PM by World Hunger

On June 9th over 40 bike riders gathered at Antioch Church of the Brethren to enjoy one of our 4 beautiful bike courses.  Over $4,100 was raised during this event for WHA ministries.  Many thanks to those that rode, pledged and volunteered at our many rest areas. 

Dozens Hit for Hunger

posted May 16, 2018, 6:30 PM by World Hunger

Over 40 golfers participated in the 15th annual World Hunger Golf Tournament at Westlake Golf and Country Club on Saturday May 5th in pursuit of fun, fellowship and supporting those less fortunate. This year's event raised over $3,000 towards supporting our 2018 World Hunger Charities.  Many thanks to those who participated, our sponsors and the many volunteers that made this great event a tremendous success!

Brick Church Music Jamboree a Hit

posted Feb 14, 2018, 5:29 AM by World Hunger

Dozens turned out at Germantown Brick Church of the Brethren to hear local favorites Haw Patch and After Jack churn out some amazing music. In addition to the sharing the gift of music, attendees donated over $1,750 towards WHA 2018 ministries.  Many thanks to our organizers, performers and participants for an awesome winter afternoon.

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