Love Reaches Everywhere
Mary’s Meals provides a simple solution to world hunger by providing a nutritious daily meal in a place of education.
Through THE-ICE sponsorship and member initiatives, THE-ICE has committed to sponsor a daily meal for each of the 239 students enrolled at Fefeh Town Public School, Liberia, through the Mary’s Meals feeding programme.
The average cost of feeding a child for a whole school year is just AU$29.00, and Mary’s Meals feeds 1,667,067 school children every day, in 18 different countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
How you can help
Through THE-ICE’s dedicated fundraising page, individuals and institutions can support THE-ICE fundraising initiative by making a secure donation to help provide Mary’s Meals to the students Fefeh Town Public School. Click here to track THE-ICE progress and make a donation.
About Mary’s Meals
Founded in Scotland in 2002, and united by a shared vision of providing a daily meal in a place of education to every child who needs it, Mary’s Meals is a global movement which sets up school feeding programmes in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education
Mary’s Meals helps to transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of impoverished children around the world and has served more than one billion meals, with the billionth meal served in Noida, India, in 2017.
Schools that receive Mary’s Meals support report a significant rise
in rates of enrolment, attendance and academic performance.
Mary’s Meals are determined to keep their promise of a nutritious daily meal in school to those children already enrolled in their school feeding programme and – as funds allow – reach out to the next hungry child.
Mary’s Meals is also committed to keeping running costs low, with at least 93% of donations being spent on their charitable activities.
To read more about Mary’s Meals, please visit their website.
Fefeh Town Public School, Liberia, photographed in 2017. Imagery provided by Mary’s Meals.