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Moorestown Rotary Breakfast Hosts Kahra Buss Live Civilly

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On the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Moorestown Rotary Breakfast Club hosted Kahra Buss, president and CEO of Live Civilly, to discuss the recent accomplishments of Live Civilly and their Harvest Festival on Nov. 5 at the Browning Hess Farms.

  • Over the last four years live civilly has increased its volunteer base by nearly 900 percent.
  • The food pantry live civilly opened in 2011 has increased the number of people served monthly by over 250 percent having provided more than 130,000 meals to date.
  • More than 3,100 lunches have been provided during our Summer Lunch Program, as well as nearly 28,000 healthy after-school snacks through the ExCELS Snack Program for the Moorestown Department of Parks and Recreation.
  • Concurrently, more than 500 pounds of fresh produce have been provided to local food pantries since the inception of the Community Supported Gardens Program.
  • Additionally, more than 1,200 hours of peer supported academic assistance have been provided through the ExCELS Homework Help Program
  • More than 120 hours of in classroom support for the school partnership gardens that are part of the Community Supported Gardens Program
  • Upcoming on Nov. 5 is the First Annual Harvest Festival from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. hosted on the Browning-Hess Farm and food sponsored by Harvest Seasonal Grill. Interested in tickets or in sponsorship opportunities? Please visit www.livecivilly.org or email Kahra Buss at kahra@livecivilly.org.
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