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DeLand and Orange City youth fast to raise awareness for world hunger
posted Mar 9, 2013 - 11:33:06pm
Youth from Emmaus Lutheran Church in Orange City and Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in DeLand stopped eating at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and went without food through the night and all day Saturday, as part of a campaign led by World Vision to raise awareness about hunger
World Vision is an international nonprofit organization devoted to tackling the causes of poverty and injustice around the globe. More than 300,000 people a year take part in World Vision’s 30-hour famine events. The DeLand and Orange City youths spent the night together Friday at Faith Lutheran, then, on Saturday, Feb. 23, they cooked and served a spaghetti dinner at Emmaus Lutheran, before sitting down to their own meal for the first time in 30 hours.
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