Volunteers gathered at the Event Center on Sunday, Nov. 11 for the 15th Annual Sleepy Eye Area Food for Kidz packaging event.

Volunteers gathered at the Event Center on Sunday, Nov. 11 for the 15th Annual Sleepy Eye Area Food for Kidz packaging event. Committee member Deb Fischer said 180 volunteers packed 65,000 rice meals and 2,000 oatmeal meals in four hours. Monetary donations, to cover the cost of the contents of the meals, are still being collected. Donors may place their labeled “Food for Kidz” donation in their church collection basket or mail it to Rick Mages, 508 Prescott St. NE, Sleepy Eye MN 56085.