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Jamestown Kiwanis short of $20,000 goal


Jamestown Kiwanis raised $4,000 Thursday as part of its Kiwanis Live Auction & Concert to benefit Kids Against Hunger.

Kiwanis, along with 400 volunteers, package Kids Against Hunger meals each fall. The meals benefit hungry families in North Dakota and Minnesota through the Great Plains Food Bank.

To help the cause, local bands Stevie K and Intrigue donated their time and provided a concert in exchange for a freewill donation.

So far, Kiwanis has raised about $12,400 of its $20,000 goal. With $20,000, the club can pack 80,000 meals.

The public can donate to the cause at any First Community Credit Union or, at

Learn more about Kiwanis and Kids Against Hunger at or email