Westwood Lutheran Church to host food-packing event in St. Louis Park

Westwood Lutheran Church will host a food-packing event Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1.

The event’s goal is to provide 100,000 meals to be sent to Arusha Road Lutheran Church in Dodoma, Tanzania. The meals will be distributed by Arusha Road members to those in need, including approximately 150 AIDS orphans.

Adults and children ages 8 and older can participate; younger children can pack with an adult at their side. Child care will be provided 8:30 a.m.-noon April 1

Shifts of 90 minutes or less are available beginning 7 p.m. March 31 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 1.

In addition, the church, 9001 Cedar Lake Rd .in St. Louis Park, will collect nonperishable food items for the St. Louis Park Emergency Program to assist St. Louis Park residents in need.

To register for a shift, visit westwoodlutheran.org/outreach-inc-food-packing.

Info: Mary Mattson, [email protected]