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Campus Media’s Annual Volunteer Day

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Armed with a healthy dose of goodwill towards others, Campus Media Group  hit the road for our inaugural volunteer day on Friday. This year we gave back to our community by volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, a Minnesota-based non-profit organization with additional locations in Illinois and Arizona. Their mission – “Feeding God’s Starving Children Hungry in Body and Spirit” – became our mission for the day and we dove in. With our teamwork we were able to help feed 16 kids  every day for an entire year.

It was a fun and rewarding volunteer event for all of us. Not only did we get to help starving children in nearly 70 countries, we got to work as a team towards a noble goal. We are planning to make our volunteer day an annual event – any suggestions on where we should head next year?

For more information about Feed My Starving Children please check out their website.

“Being good is commendable, but only when it is combined with doing good is it useful.” – Unknown
“Take Care of People – People before Paper, People before Profits, People before Self and People before Projects” – by Carol S. Ritter

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Record flooding in Fargo-Moorhead

Below are a couple of pictures from the record flooding of the Red River currently happening in the Fargo-Moorhead area. These were taken in the backyard of my parents’ home (which is on the Red) in South Fargo on Friday, shortly before we were evacuated. Thousands of volunteers took part in fighting the flood over the past week. The colleges in the area canceled classes so the students could help, and the turnout of volunteer college students was amazing. Many of them sandbagged all day and filled sandbags all hours of the night. Their help was invaluable. Each generation of college students seem to get a bit of a bad rap, but I saw nothing but generosity and dedication from this group of students. Being born and raised in Fargo, I am very proud of the entire community for pulling together and everyone pitching in however they could to try to  save their city.

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