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North Central College hosted annual Feed the Need anti-hunger event

Feb 28, 2023

Volunteers across the region packed over a million meals for children in need

A volunteer team of thousands packed North Central College's Res/Rec Hall over Presidents Day weekend to pack more than half a million meals for children facing hunger worldwide. The Feed the Need Illinois event, benefiting Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), a Christian anti-hunger nonprofit, returned to North Central College’s campus Feb. 18-19. Volunteer groups and individuals from across DuPage, Kane and Will counties will work in two-hour shifts over the weekend to pack FMSC MannaPack meals, which consist of a specially formulated blend of dehydrated vegetables, vitamins, soy protein and rice.

The annual event generated some media buzz across Naperville: