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Better Together Food Packing Event

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location: Willmar Middle School, Willmar, MN 

Our goals at this Better Together for West Central Minnesota event are to package 120,000 meals for addressing local hunger and to build a better community through relationships developed at this event.  Volunteers will work in stations of 10 people each in an assembly line manner. Bulk food products will be measured, weighed, funneled into packages, sealed, labeled and boxed for delivery.   The food will be delivered after the event to local food pantries, school backpack programs and other programs working to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in our communities.

Place:
Willmar Middle School
Date: Wednesday, July 12th
Goal: Package 120,000 meals
Times: Shifts run 9am to 8pm
Click here to sign up for a shift

Event partners include: Vinje Lutheran Church, Willmar Area Community Foundation, Calvary Lutheran Church,
Southwestern Minnesota Synod, ELCA, Bethel Lutheran Church and the United Way of West Central Minnesota.

Donations Appreciated: A quarter feeds a child, $1 a family of 4 in our neighborhoods. We have a dollar per dollar match for funds received through an anonymous donor through Southwest MN ELCA.

Send a give to:
SW MN Synod, ELCA
Attn: Better Together Willmar
PO Box 499
Redwood Falls, Mn 56283-0499

Please Make Check out to: SW MN Synod. In “memo” line please write: Better Together Willmar 2017.

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Date:
July 12
Time:
9:00 am - 8:00 pm