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Feed the Children Returns to Buffalo

On Wednesday, July 25, Feed the Children is returning to Buffalo with their Americans Feeding Americans Campaign to assist 1,200 families with food and personal care items. The event is sponsored by Feed the Children and Pepsi Co. The Buffalo Dream Center, The Belle Center, and Buffalo AmeriCorps are spearheading the event.

The event will take place just outside the Belle Center on Busti Avenue between Maryland Street and Hudson Street from 12:00pm until 3:00pm. All families receiving help have been pre-identified by various organizations, ministries, and programs already in a mentoring relationship with the families.

Volunteers are needed to make this event possible, the Dream Center is looking for people to assist with the food line, help people get their boxes of food and personal care items home, assist with bagging donated items, and assist with clean up.

Volunteers are asked to show up at 10:30am on the day of the event. Families are welcome.

The Dream Center will be registering some families for the event at Adopt-A-Block on Friday, July 20, 2012. For Adopt-a-Block, teams will meet at the side of The Belle Center (on Busti Avenue) at 7:00pm. Adopt-A-Block will conclude by 900pm.

The address of The Belle Center is 104 Maryland Street, Buffalo, NY 14201.