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PRESS RELEASE
Jack Risner, Convoy of Hope

Jack Risner, Speakers Bureau Director for Convoy of Hope, an international faith-based compassion ministry having fed nearly 85 million people since 1994, served over 1.1 million disaster victims in 2017 and currently feeding 162,000 children daily in eleven nations, will be speaking at Christian Fellowship Center, 822 Church Street, New Bedford, at 8:30 am and 10:00 am, Sunday, April 29th.

Founded in 1994, Convoy of Hope’s passion is to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster services and partner resourcing. They work with churches, businesses, government agencies and other nonprofits to provide help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting.

Jack served as a lead pastor for twenty one years in a Northern Pennsylvania city known for its poverty, depression and homeless children. Jack focused on building a community of faith intent on unifying resources to bring positive solutions to the needs of abused and neglected children, the challenges of prisoner rehabilitation, the crisis of marriage and family decay and the city’s ever-increasing poverty.

Jack Risner is a story-teller, visionary, marriage coach, passionate teacher, leadership mentor and a voice for the poor, hungry and marginalized. He serves as the Director of Convoy of Hope’s Speakers Bureau and as a representative of the Church Relations team. An international faith-based compassion ministry operating globally out of Springfield, MO, Convoy of Hope has served and shared the Gospel with nearly 85 million people, and is currently feeding 162,000 children daily in eleven nations. Founded in 1994, Convoy’s passion is to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster services and partner resourcing. They work with churches, businesses, government agencies and other nonprofits to provide help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry and hurting.

Jack served as a lead pastor for twenty one years in a Northern Pennsylvania city known for its poverty, depression and homeless children. Jack focused on building a community of faith intent on unifying resources to bring positive solutions to the needs of abused and neglected children, the challenges of prisoner rehabilitation, the crisis of marriage and family decay and the city’s ever-increasing poverty.

He loves being a Husband to Pam for 42 years, a father of three children, a grandfather of three boys and a collector of life-time friends.