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SXU volunteers pack more than 300 lunches for needy people at area shelters

Service Through Action Team has donated more than 1,000 lunches since December, 2009

news story imageChicago (April 30, 2010) More than 30 Saint Xavier University students, alumni, staff and faculty members worked together to pack more than 300 lunches for needy people at South Side shelters last night at the University.

Service Through Action Team (S.T.A.T.) members prepared peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, juice boxes, chips and candy for people at Pro Labore Dei, Port Ministries, the P.R.I.D.E. school lunch program in Oak Lawn and the Oak Lawn PADS shelter.

S.T.A.T. has donated more than 1,000 lunches since its inception in December, 2009 and will continue its Brown Bag project next semester. S.T.A.T.’s next project is the Alumni Mercy Garden, in which members plant, maintain and harvest fresh vegetables to donate to local pantries and shelters. 

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