On June 20 2014, Hollace Sherwood went home to be with the Lord. He and his wife Ila started the Hunger Relief 'Corn Project' effort in 1985 after reading about famine in Ethiopia.
was active with the corn project for nearly twenty years, but even
after a debilitating stroke limited his strength, and the death of his
beloved Ila, the project has continued with the
help of volunteers and financial assistance from individuals and churches everywhere, and has provided corn to hungry people all over the world.
His full obituary may be seen at http://www.chastainfuneralhome.com/hollace-d-sherwood/
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Loads of corn shipped in 2014:
April 22- 700 bags to 'Feed The Hungry', going to various destinations.
June 26- 700 bags to 'Feed The Children', via 'Hands of Hope', going to Mexico
July 24- 700 bags; various destinations via 'Convoy of Hope'
Aug 26- 700 bags to Feed The Hungry, various destinations
161,052 bags of corn shipped since the project started, back in 1985!
(That's over 9.5 million
Thanks to all of the volunteer workers and contributors who made these loads possible!
Hunger Relief Project
What is the "Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project"?
Bryantsville Hunger Relief
Project exists to help provide food to the “poorest of the
poor” people in third world or disaster-ravaged countries by
supplying corn for distribution by various relief
The corn is grown on Rosehill
Farm in Bryantsville, Indiana.
Because of limited storage space for bagged corn, the corn must remain in the grain bin until a definite destination is contracted and planned. Only then can the corn be bagged and a load made ready for pickup.
Some of the relief agencies we have partnered with include:“Feed The Children”, "Feed The Hungry", “World Gospel Outreach”, and “Lifeline”. Much of the corn sent out recently has gone to locations in El Salvador and Honduras, to areas devastated by Hurricane Mitch. Central America has been hit hard by earthquakes, hurricanes, and drought in the last few years.
Please consider the ways you or your organization can help
support the Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project.
Financial gifts of any size are welcome, and are combined with other gifts to help pay for the corn and make it available to relief organizations. Normally, BHRP provides the corn free to relief organizations if they will arrange and pay for the shipping.
Most important, please pray for Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project, for the safety and efficiency of all those involved in providing corn to hungry people.
Bryantsville Hunger Relief Project given "Centennial Award" by Mary Ober Foundation
The Mary E. Ober Foundation has created the Centennial Award, to honor organizations that provide exceptional community impact, and exemplify the values of its Founder, Mary E. Ober. These awards are in honor of her 100th birthday, and recognize organizations for their excellence, passion, and effectiveness in being a positive force in our community.
In honor of BHRP's work, the Mary E. Ober Foundation has produced a video about our organization. You can see it here.
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6-22-2010: 700 bags to "Feed the Hungry", final destination Swaziland
8-10-2010: 700 bags to El Salvador, via "Feed The Children"
9-2-2010: 700 bags to "Feed The Hungry", final destination Liberia
10-15-2010: 750 bags to "Feed The Hungry", final destination Haiti
11-4-2010: 700 bags to Honduras (FAME) via Master Provisions
12-10-2010: 700 bags to El Salvador and Haiti, via "Convoy of Hope", Springfield, MO.
4-2-09: 700 bags to “Feed The Children”
4-6-09: 700 bags to “Feed The Hungry”, for various destinations (Swaziland, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Haiti)
5-22-09: 1400 bags to Niger Christian Mission in Niamey, Niger (W. Africa) via Master Provisions
6-16-09: 700 bags to “Feed The Hungry”
6-30-09: 700 bags to “Feed The Hungry”
8-7-09: 700 bags to "Feed the Children", Honduras
9-24-09: 700 bags to "Feed the Hungry"
10-27-09: 700 bags to "Inter American Restoration Corp.", Honduras
11-6-09: 700 bags to "Feed the Hungry"
12-1-09: 700 bags to "Feed the Hungry", final destination Liberia12-18-09: 700 bags to Honduras, through "Feed The Children"
Nov 23, (2007): 730 bags to Kosova, via Team Expansion and Master Provisions
Dec 14, (2007): 700 bags to Lesea Ministries (Feed the Hungry) for various destinations
Jan 12: 750 bags to Zimbabwe, via Master Provisions
Feb 15: 700 bags to San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Feb 29: 700 bags to Nicaragua, via Feed The Children
Mar 7: 700 bags to Feed The Hungry, various destinations
Mar 28: 700 bags to Honduras, via Feed the Children
Apr 4: 700 bags to Nicaragua, via Feed the children
Apr 29: 700 bags to Honduras, via FAME and Master Provisions
700 bags to Feed The Children
July 8: 700 bags to Feed the Hungry
Sep 15: 700 bags to Kosova, via Master Provisions
Oct 15: 809 bags to Kosova, via Master Provisions
Page last updated 8-26-2014