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St. Joe students donate meals

Published April 11, 2019

Nearly 90 students from St. Joseph High School in Conway took part in the Tacos 4 Life MobilePack School Challenge at the Conway Expo Center March 29. About a dozen schools and 1,500 students from Central Arkansas hand-packed meals bound for hungry children in 70 countries.

They worked a two-hour session that morning with other students during which 385 boxes containing 36 meals each were packed, which will feed 227 children for a year. When the two-day effort was completed more than 290,000 meals were packed that will reach over 800 children. 

The meals are distributed internationally by the non-profit Feed My Starving Children.