P.O. Box 429
Mt. Lake, MN 56159
Last year 476,664 cans of chopped turkey were distributed
to where they were needed most. North
Korea, Burundi and Serbia were three of the
Hunger is everywhere and is a crisis the Mennonite
community makes a priority year after year.
Vern Goering of Mt. Lake is a local volunteer for
the event and was on hand last week at Elmendorf,
about five miles southeast of Mt. Lake, when the
mobile canner truck stopped for a couple of days.
He said, “We’re hoping to process 5,500 cans.”
Skids of boneless turkey thighs arrive by
semi from Hy-Vee in Iowa. The meat goes
through a grinder and then into two large
Once cooked, the turkey is scooped into
cans, sealed and labeled.
The cans are taken to a central location in
Newton, Kan., where they are sent out to places
hunger is acute.
The complete story can be found in the print
version of the Observer/Advocate.
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