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Fight hunger and raft for free

Raft for free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at Dillsboro River Company. 

The company will offer the free rafting event to support United Christian Ministries. To participate, bring 10 cans of food per person as a donation to the nonprofit. 

Dillsboro River Company is a family-owned business located at 18 Macktown Road in Sylva. UCM is a nonprofit ministry offering a food pantry and financial assistance to Jackson County residents, last year giving out more than 20,000 bags of food to residents in need. 

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