- 5/24/13;Reminder that the Forest City CSD will have a one (1) hour early dismissal on Friday, May 24th.:
- 5/25/13, ANNOUNCEMENT; Family Fun ride has been rerouted: from Waldorf College, down J Street to Golf Course Road, to the Golf Course. At the Golf Course, families will enjoy the build-your-own Trail Mix station and compete in put-put golf then return for the pasta feed and games at Waldorf College. :
Waldorf College hosts Kids Against Hunger Event
WALDORF COLLEGE AND IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF FOREST CITY ARE PARTNERING WITH KIDS AGAINST HUNGER ONCE AGAIN TO FEED HUNGRY CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD. THIS YEAR’S FOOD-PACKAGING EVENT WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, FROM 2 TO 7PM IN THE WALDORF COLLEGE ATRIUM.
KIDS AGAINST HUNGER PACKAGES HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS, LIFE-SAVING MEALS FOR STARVING, MALNOURISHED FAMILIES IN THE U.S. AND ALL OVER THE WORLD. EVENT ORGANIZER POTT VAN AUKEN TELLS WHERE THE FOOD GOES.
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THE MEALS ARE HIGH-NUTRITION, VITAMIN-FORTIFIED RICE, VEGETABLE AND SOY CASSEROLES. THE GOAL IS FOR THESE MEALS TO PROVIDE A STABLE NUTRITIONAL BASE FROM WHICH RECIPIENT FAMILIES CAN MOVE FROM STARVATION TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY. VAN AUKEN TELLS HOW MANY MEALS THEY INTEND TO PACK THIS YEAR, AND HOW MUCH FUNDRAISING THAT EQUATES TO.
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LAST YEAR, THERE WERE BETWEEN 400-500 VOLUNTEERS THAT HELPED PACK THE FOOD. THE COMMITTEE IS LOOKING FOR A BIG TURNOUT OF VOLUNTEERS AGAIN THIS YEAR, VAN AUKEN SAYS.
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TO VOLUTEER AN HOUR OR TWO OF YOUR TIME TO HELP PACKAGE FOOD, CONTACT POTT VAN AUKEN AT 641-581-4138 OR CALL IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH.
ALL MONETARY DONATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, AND MAILED TO THE CHURCH AT 246 SOUTH CLARK STREET, FOREST CITY, IOWA 50436. ALL CHECKS SHOULD INCLUDE KIDS AGAINST HUNGER ON THE MEMO LINE.