Rise Against Hunger Volunteer and Donation Information

Dear Colvin Run ES families,

We encourage you to sign up to volunteer and donate for our annual Langley Pyramid Rise Against Hunger event! This is a wonderful Langley pyramid tradition, and we want to make sure our families can participate. As many of you remember, we held our last Rise Against Hunger event in February 2020. This event was a huge success and provide a wonderful service learning opportunity for children and adults of all ages.

On Saturday, February 4, 2023, families in the Langley Pyramid are joining together again this year to help children in need. In partnership with Rise Against Hunger, the Langley pyramid elementary, middle, and high schools are coming together with a goal to prepare 83,000 meal packages for schools and orphanages around the world.

Donate and help raise money for the event:

Our students may donate in school January 3-20. We encourage all our students to donate through our Learn to Earn initiative where students donate loose change/bills towards Rise Against Hunger. We will have a collection table in our Front Lobby with a school-wide goal of 100% participation. Regardless of the amount donated, it is important for our students to help shape the future.

Each meal costs only 42 cents to make. For just $15, you can donate over 35 meals; $30 will make over 70 meals and $100 will make nearly 280 meals. You may make your tax-deductible donation today at: http://events.riseagainsthunger.org/LangleyPyramid2023. When rehydrated, each meal package feeds 5-6 people.  Throughout our efforts, our students will understand how their family’s contribution will help impact nearly 500,000 people.

In order to reach our goal of 83,000 meals, the Langley Pyramid needs to raise $35,000 by January 27th.  If your company makes matching contributions, please consider having them join you in making a tax-deductible donation today at: http://events.riseagainsthunger.org/LangleyPyramid2023 and help us Rise Against Hunger

Volunteer for the event: (Sign up opens January 3rd!!!)

Register to volunteer for the event using Colvin Run ES link at:

Enter your Last Name and Enter "Quantity" as the number of volunteers attending.  If for any reason you need to cancel, please cancel through the Sign-up Genius to make those slots available to other Langley pyramid families. Being a popular Langley pyramid event, please sign up as volunteer slots will fill up quickly.  Children ages 4-12 must be accompanied by an adult. On the day of the event, volunteers package meals based on the amount of money raised, so it is recommended that if you wish to volunteer for the event, please make a monetary donation.   

We package meals based on the amount of money raised and our Langley pyramid goal is $35,000 which provides 83,000 meals.  With each meal feeding 5-6 people, this is a wonderful event that impacts over 400,000 individuals around the world and broadens the perspective of our students and families. Colvin Run ES values the importance of service learning to help our students understand their impact on our global community, and we are thrilled to again host Rise Against Hunger at our school.


Mr. Junge, Mr. Soderstrom, and Mrs. Friedman