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MCLEAN, Va. (WUSA) -- Two hundred-fifty-thousand meals packed in one day.

It was all done by volunteers of the non-profit organization Stop Hunger Now.


Volunteers help feed the hungry around the globe and here at home.



15-year-old Nick Langkau has packed thousands of meals for the hungry in the past three years.



"I think it's a great way to give back to the community, we are in a privileged area and we need to give back to people who are less privileged than us."



His mom says it's a life lesson for the whole family.


"it means more than I can tell you to do a little. Hopefully it stays with him. I had to do that. This is my responsibility to help someone else."


Rebecca Waggoner is an assistant program manager. "From the youngest to the oldest they're having fun and giving back."



One bag is packed with rice, vitamins, dehydrated soy and vegetables which has 6 servings.



250 thousand meals include:


35-thousand lbs rice


14-thousand lbs soy


55-thousand pouches vitamins


1300 lbs vegetables



The packages put together on Saturday, are being sent to Haiti on Monday.



The non profit organization 'Stop Hunger Now' just sent 170 thousand meals to Superstorm Sandy victims in New York.



The organization's goal is one billion meals by 2015.



Langkau says, "I love it. It's the most amazing feeling in the world to give back. It's the best feeling. It really does feel good.

Follow Peggy Fox on Twitter @PeggyTV and follow Stop Hunger Now McLean on Twitter: @SHNMcLean

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