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Volunteers work together bagging meals for Kids Against Hunger at the Buffalo Mall Saturday. The meals are then distributed to people in need all over the world, including some in North Dakota. Kari Lucin / The Sun

Kids Against Hunger event packages 190,000 meals for the hungry

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Between 400 and 500 volunteers gathered at the Buffalo Mall Saturday in an effort to package 190,000 meals for the hungry with Kids Against Hunger.


It was the fourth event of its kind in Jamestown.

“A lot of families (are here) too, so it’s great to see the turnout,” said Janna Bergstedt, president of the Kiwanis Club of Jamestown, which organized the event.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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