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Over 400 volunteered and packed 78,000 meals in 3rd iFeed event



Meals will be sent to Puerto Rico and Central America 

They packed 78,000 meals for people in Puerto Rico and Central America and collected more than 25,000 food items for local shelves.

The iFeed Rotary program in La Crosse did that all in one day last weekend at Logan High School.

More than 400 volunteers turned out for the one-day food drive. 

The meals will be sent to Nicaragua and to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

It’s the third year that local high school students in the Rotary Interact program have staged the iFeed event.

Seven high schools in La Crosse County take part in the event.

Last year, 34,000 items were collected. This year’s goal was 50,000.

Like the Rotary iFeed page on Facebook here.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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