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Successful “Packin’ The Dome” Day of Service

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank hosted its’ “Packin’ The Dome” day of service event at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Monday.  Dozens of people, young and old, helped package food, which will go to the organization’s BackPack Program.  Northeast Iowa Food Bank executive director Barb Prather says it was a fantastic success.

Two shifts starting at 10:30 Monday morning got those 48,000 total backpacks completed and Prather appreciated those who came to participate.

The program serves about 4,000 children at 145 schools across Northeast Iowa each month.  Iowa’s US Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst were on hand to participate in the day of service as well.

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Scott Fenzloff

Scott has been with Coloff Media since 1995, and on the air in the Cedar Valley since 1989. You can catch Scott 6-10AM Mon-Fri on Cruisin KCFI, along with news updates at noon and 5PM.

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