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Annual meat canning project helps the hungry

February 11, 2014
Lewistown Sentinel
Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER
Allen Martin, left, and Amos Zimmerman, both of Mifflinburg, fill cans with turkey at the 40th annual Meat Canning Project Monday at East Derry Fire Co. in Lewistown. The sponsoring Central Pennsylvania World Hunger Association works with Mennonite Central Committee to supply canned meat to help feed the world’s hungry, with 10 percent staying in the five-county area. This year, volunteers will can 30,000 pounds of turkey. The canning continues through Friday and needs volunteers to help can the meat as well as financial support to help continue the program. Send donations to: Central PA World Hunger Assoc., P.O. Box 76, Belleville, PA 17004. For more information call, 667-2643.


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