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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Annual community Food for Kidz food packaging held Sunday

  • On Sunday, Nov. 11, the community is invited to package food for the hungry at the Eagles Orchid Inn in Sleepy Eye.
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  • On Sunday, Nov. 11, the community is invited to package food for the hungry at the Eagles Orchid Inn in Sleepy Eye.
    With two shifts to help, families, parents, grandparents and children can package food either in the first shift from 11:15-1:15 p.m. or the second shift from 1-3 p.m.
    The packages contain a nutritious meal of rice, soy, vitamins and vegetables that is fed to hungry children around the world. In 2011, over 65,000 meals were packaged.
     
    The goal for 2012, is to raise $9,750 and to package more than 65,000 meals.
     
    To donate money, write Food For Kidz on an envelope and drop in any church collection basket or at the schools around Sleepy Eye.
     
    For more information contact Rick Mages at 320-583-7442 or Deb Fischer at 507-240-0546.
     
    This event is sponsored by “Divine Mercy Area Faith Communities in Sleepy Eye, Leavenworth, Comfrey and Morgan.
     
    For more information about Food for Kidz go to www.foodforkidz.org.
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