On July 31, 2012 FTN received a blessing from Feed My Starving Children of 272,160 rice/vegetable meals. FTN then partnered with Root International for a Mexico project. A 53 foot semi-truck was loaded out of Minnesota and moved to El Paso, Texas. The 42,322 pounds of food was off-loaded into a USA warehouse and is being cleared by the Mexican authorities to move the full 35 pallets into Mexico. An update will follow very soon on all the distribution sites.
On July 2, 2012 FTN partnered with Hunger Plus and shipped 42,000 pounds of dried vegetable soup valued at $106,500. This soup was trucked to Yuma, AZ and was off-loaded and prepared for shipment to move across the border. This soup will be delivered to several cities and rural villages in northern Mexico. The main region will be San Luis in Sonora, Mexico.