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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Helping Hands Reaches Out to African Nation


March 28, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Volunteers are busy at St. Patrick's Catholic Church packaging food to be shipped to Burkina Faso in Africa. St. Patrick's has been doing the food program for five years, packaging 20,000 meal packages, each capable of providing six meals.

In the Bible, Jesus identifies "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your strength" as the greatest commandment, and "Love your neighbor as yourself" as the second. Sunday morning volunteers put the gospel to work at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

The Parish Hall was busy Sunday morning with volunteers of all ages, from those learning to walk to seniors morning comfortable with a chair. Each person had a task, from measuring and weighing food products to carrying the bags to be boxed and prepared for shipping. Food products were carefully measured into bags, topped with...

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