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Five Oaks Community Church volunteers to produce 250,000 life-saving meals

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Beginning Friday, May 29, hundreds of Five Oaks Community Church members, along with their friends and families, will work to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world.


Through a collaboration between Five Oaks Community Church and Twin Cities-based "Feed My Starving Children" (FMSC), volunteers will prepare 250,000 life-saving meals.

The event will take place May 29-31 in the Community Life Center of Five Oaks Church, 4416 Radio Drive, Woodbury.

Packing sessions, each beginning with a 15-minute overview of FMSC's work around the world, will take place at the following times:

• Friday, May 29: 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.; 8-9:30 p.m.

• Saturday May 30: 9-10:30 a.m.; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 2-3:30 p.m.; 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.

• Sunday, May 31: 9-10:30 a.m.; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 2-3:30 p.m.; 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.

FMSC is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God's starving children hungry in body and spirit.

The approach is simple: children and adults hand pack meals designed specially for starving children and FMSC ships the meals to more than 60 countries around the world. Each meal costs only 17 cents to produce.

In 2008, FMSC sent 73.6 million meals around the world thanks to the work of more than 310,000 volunteers.

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