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A WSU staff member pours ingredients into a funnel during the Feed Haiti event at the WSU Metropolitan Complex.

Feed Haiti event draws 3,000 volunteers

Monday, February 08, 2010
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Nearly 3,000 people, including more than 500 students, faculty and staff from Wichita State University, helped package 641,000 meals in two-and-a-half days for the Feed Haiti event at WSU's Metropolitan Complex.

The meals that were packaged Feb. 5-7 are being driven to Miami and airlifted to Haiti, where the first truckload will be distributed this Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10-11. A second truckload should arrive in Haiti by the end of the week.

Among those helping to package food were President Don Beggs and his wife, Shirley; WuShock; and Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer and his daughter, Cheryl.

» See a slideshow of the Feed Haiti event

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Created on Monday, February 08, 2010; Last modified on Monday, February 22, 2010