World Food Day

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3:11 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

World Food Day Observed In St. Louis

Students from St. Louis city and county schools assembled prepackaged meals to combat hunger in Tanzania and St. Louis
Erin Williams St. Louis Public Radio

Students and workers from several schools and businesses assembled at John Burroughs School to assemble food packages for people in need in the country of Tanzania and St. Louis city today, as part of an event held by nonprofit St. Louis World Food Day

The event was held in honor of World Food Day, which was created by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. The cause is being led by Don Soffer, a high school senior at John Burroughs. The 17-year-old is trying to both alleviate hunger and change how others think about it. 

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