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Bowling Green group collects food for charity

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A group of BGSU students and Bowling Green community members are collecting food items to donate to a local charity.

Organizer Michael Hart and volunteers are spending the weekend walking door-to-door collecting hundreds of non-perishable food items and canned goods.

The yearly Martin Luther King, Jr. event is called MLK CANvass for Food.

Hart said the volunteers involved are a "conglomerate" of people who work together to make Bowling Green a better place.

"It's a community group called Progress BG," Hart said. "The group has been organizing this event out of Grounds for Thought for the past six years."

Hart said this year has been one of the best.

"We have collected a lot at this point compared to years past," he said.

This was the first year Progress BG has teamed up with BGSU's service learning program.

"It's really an event where community members from all over come together," he said.

The collected items will go to BG Christian Food Pantry. You can add your food items by dropping them off at Grounds for Thought in Bowling Green.

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