Good Neighbors published Jan. 18, 2023
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Lions Diabetes Foundation
WILLMAR — The third annual Chad Norsten Memorial Pool Tournament was held Jan. 7 at the Willmar Veterans of Foreign Wars. The event involved 32 pool players, a silent auction, meat raffle and music by Jukebox Live. The event raised more than $4,500 for the Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation, which supports research at the University of Minnesota to find a cure for diabetes. Norsten died in 2019 from complications of diabetes and was an avid pool player. Organizers are planning for the next tournament on Jan. 6, 2024.
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Kandiyohi County Food Shelf
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Food Shelf helps people living in Kandiyohi County who are in need of food assistance. It is located at 624 Pacific Ave. S.W. in Willmar.
Curbside pickup: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by the stop sign at the front door and call 320-235-2641 .
In-person pickup: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Park across the street or in the parking lot and bring your own bags/boxes.
NAPS distribution: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 1 to 2 p.m., Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors for individuals 60 years of age and older that qualify by income with Second Harvest Heartland. Call 800-365-0270 to sign up.
Habitat for Humanity
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota ReStore accepts donations of appliances, furniture, cabinetry, building materials and more. All donations must be approved by staff before acceptance. Donations can be brought to 4722 Highway 71 N.E., north of 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, call 320-235-9000 or see the website at www.habitatwcm.org .