Office of the County Commission
P R O C L A M A T I O N
For Douglas County, Kansas
WHEREAS, Douglas County is proud to recognize Just Food, the Food Bank in Douglas County in its continued innovative efforts to fight hunger and be a voice for those who are food insecure; and
WHEREAS, On September 16, 2012, United Way of Douglas County will be hosting their campaign kickoff and partnering with Just Food to package and distribute 40,000 meals to Douglas County residents and partner agencies; and
WHEREAS, On September 21, 2012, Just Food's 2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic, presented by Knology and Dillon's, will take place with all proceeds to feed Douglas County residents; and
WHEREAS, Monthly, Just Food distributes food to nearly 10,000 through its food pantry and partner agency network; and
WHEREAS, Just Food continues to live up to its mission to provide food to those who are food insecure while seeking to raise awareness and promote action to combat hunger in Douglas County;
NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas, hereby proclaims the week of September 16-22, 2012 as "JUST FOOD FIGHT HUNGER WEEK", and urges citizens to support Just Food's mission to fight hunger in Douglas County, Kansas.
ADOPTED this 5th day of September, 2012.