Volunteers needed in Franklin

Kids Against Hunger will host a 30,000-meal packing event starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at First Christian Church of Franklin on Bellview Park Road.

Volunteers will package food for hungry families. The items include a nutritious mixture of soy, rice, vegetables, vitamins and minerals. Volunteers are needed to help with the packages.

828.524.6840.

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