8,267 food items donated in city-wide volleyball fundraiser


ITEMS. THAT IS HOW MUCH A FUNDRAISER FOR FEEDING SOUTH DAKOTA BROUGHT IN LAST NIGHT DURING THE ROOSEVELT AT WASHINGTON AND O’GORMAN AT LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL MATCHES. PEOPLE ATTENDING THE GAMES WERE ENCOURAGED TO BRING FOOD TO DONATE IN THEIR FAVORITE TEAM’S BINS. ALL OF THE ITEMS TOTALED OVER 7-THOUSAND POUNDS OF FOOD. THAT MEANS THIS WILL FEED OVER 1-HUNDRED 40 FAMILIES. “ON AVERAGE WE SERVE ABOUT 100 FAMILIES EVERYDAY THAT COME THROUGH OUR FOOD PANTRY, AND EACH FAMILY WILL RECEIVE ABOUT 50-70 POUNDS OF FOOD DEPENDING ON THE FOOD CHOICES THAT THEY WERE ABLE TO RECEIVE,” STENSAAS SAYS. KELOLAND DOT COM REPORTER WHITNEY FOWKES FOUND OUT WHAT TYPES OF FOOD FEEDING SOUTH DAKOTA NEEDS RIGHT NOW AND COMPILED A LIST FOR YOU IN A KELOLAND DOT COM ORIGINAL REPORT. TWO CASES OF THE MUMPS TURN UP IN YANKTON. A REMINDER ON PROTECTING YOURSELF, AHEAD. PLUS WE TAKE YOU TO A CONSTRUCTION CAMP GEARED

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