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Hundreds of volunteers of all ages packed thousands of meals to send to Swaziland, Africa, at Crossroads Church Saturday. Staff photo by Riham Feshir

Volunteers pack 286,200 meals in 12 hours

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More than 800 members and friends of Crossroads Church gave up their Saturday to pack up thousands of meals for African families and children.


The church coordinated the event with Kids Against Hunger, a humanitarian organization that distributes the meals.

The group topped its ambitious goal of 285,000 meals and ended up packing 286,200 to send to Swaziland, Africa by the end of the 12-hour day.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.