SVEA — A potato topper benefit for Mike Rindfleisch will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Svea Lutheran Church. Rindfleisch has been fighting lymphoma since 2014. He and his wife, Jodi, are independent painting contractors in the Willmar area. They have lived in Pennock for 25 years and have two children and five grandchildren. Freewill donation for potato topper meal, a bake sale and silent auction.
SPICER — The Spicer American Legion Auxiliary will have a poultry bingo from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Legion in Spicer. Turkeys, hams, and special prizes for children.
WILLMAR — Backpacks for homeless veterans are available at the Willmar Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legions in Willmar, Spicer and New London, and the Kandiyohi County Veterans Service Office. The Willmar VFW donated the backpacks and they are filled with personal hygiene products donated by community members.
WILLMAR — E-quip Africa in Willmar is accepting newer, smaller computers such as laptops and slim or compact desktops which are easier to ship. All computers need their original power supplies, cords, keyboards and mice and be in good working condition. They need to be Windows machines running Windows 7, 8.1 or 10. Call 320-894-1680 for more information or how to donate equipment. A $25 cash donation is suggested which will help us ship the computers to West African schools.
Habitat for Humanity
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota ReStore is accepting donations of building materials, large appliances, furniture and more. All donations must be approved by staff before acceptance. Donations can be brought to 2424 First Street South in Willmar between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information contact 320-235-9000 or www.habitatwcm.org.