Good Neighbors published March 30, 2022

Submissions about charities, benefits and nonprofit fundraisers for the weekly Good Neighbors calendar published Wednesdays should be emailed to by noon Friday.

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Kandiyohi County Food Shelf

WILLMAR— March is Minnesota Food Share month and the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf is competing with other food shelves in Minnesota for grant dollars. The amount of grant dollars received is based upon the amount of revenue each food shelf receives during the month of March. Non-perishable food is welcome and especially cash as $20 will buy almost $200 worth of food through the food bank Second Harvest Heartland. Donations may be sent to the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf at 624 Pacific Ave S.W., Willmar MN 56201.

Pet supplies collection

WILLMAR — The Willmar Community Center will be collecting supplies for the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter from March 28 through April 11. Supplies needed include canned cat and dog food, Clorox wipes, paper towels, soft dog treats and medium and large milk bones. They can be brought to the community center.

Paula Stredde

PENNOCK — A pancake breakfast benefit for Paula Stredde will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Pennock Fire Hall. Stredde is undergoing treatment for a cancerous brain tumor. There will be a silent auction and the event is sponsored by the Pennock Lions Club and Pennock Fire Department.

AAUW book sale

WILLMAR — The Willmar branch of the American Association of University Women annual book sale will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 7, at the Willmar Community Center in the Sunshine Room. Donations of books can be dropped off between noon and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. Proceeds will be used to fund AAUW’s Ridgewater College scholarships.

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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