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Published October 18, 2010, 02:02 PM

Youth driven Homeless and Hungry event making a huge impact

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - They may be young, but they're making a huge impact in our community.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

This year's Youth driven homeless and hungry event raised 130-thousand dollars, and collected 40-thousand pounds of donations for people in need.

17 churches and schools were host sites for the event, 670 people took part by fasting for 30 hours, and sleeping outside in a cardboard box.

They did service projects and raised money for the shelters in the metro. Over the last 5-years, Homeless and Hungry has raised 630-thousand dollars and more than 100-thousand pounds of donations.