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News May 26, 2015 posted by

Stopping hunger, Carolina style

By Jessica Brodie. Organizers are shifting into high gear as they seek remaining money and volunteers for this month’s Stop Hunger Now meal-packing. As of the Advocate’s press time, the conference has raised more than a third of what is needed—$30,417 of the $86,000 needed to pack the meals—and still has plenty of space left for volunteers who want to help.

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Stopping hunger, Carolina style
News July 28, 2014 posted by

Helping hungry kids: Seven-year-strong program at Francis Burns meets community’s needs

By Jessica Connor. In the sunny kitchen and fellowship hall at Francis Burns United Methodist Church, Columbia, helpers swing into action, ladling baked beans into tiny plastic cups and teasing each other about who is supposed to do what. Four young men stand at food stations, dishing out already-made meals into child-sized portions, their good-natured ribbing and laughter echoing.

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Helping hungry kids: Seven-year-strong program at Francis Burns meets community’s needs

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