(Des Moines) Meals from the Heartland is lining up volunteers for a big meal-assembly event in mid-March. Spokesman Dave Bradley says they hope to prepare a million meals, -adding to an impressive total since the organization begin in 2006.
"Late last year we passed the 38 Million meal mark. This year obviously we'll end up somewhere in the upper 40 Million mark by the time the year is over. Our goal this year is to package 10 Million meals."
The event is March 18-20, at the Elwell Family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Volunteers can sign up on the Meals from the Heartland website.
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