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Oregon High student project to help hungry in the area

Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

OREGON – An annual can drive by Oregon High School freshmen will take place Wednesday, with all items to be delivered to local food pantries.

Residents in Oregon and Mount Morris can leave donations of canned goods, money, or paper products outside their front door. Donations will be collected from 8 to 11 a.m.

In Oregon, students will collect from anyone west of the Rock River, east of 10th Street, north of Pines/Hill Street, and south of Fairground Circle. Students in Mount Morris will collect from anyone west of Hannah Street, on the east side of state Route 64, south of Sunset Lane, and north of Weller Drive/Dillehey Park.

Those who want to donate but who live outside the areas listed can drop off donations at Oregon Elementary School, 1200 Jefferson St.; Oregon High, 210 S. 10th St.; or David L. Rahn Junior High School, 105 W. Brayton Road, Mount Morris.

For more information, call Kim Radostits at 815-732-6241, ext. 1207.

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