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Sanaa’s Mediterranean Restaurant’s annual fundraiser to benefit Sioux Falls Food Pantry

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Posted: November 28th, 2012


Contact: Kerri DeGraff
Development Director
Feeding South Dakota
605-335-0364 (work)

Sioux Falls, SD - Sanaa’s Mediterranean Restaurant in Sioux Falls will be holding its annual fundraising dinner for Feeding South Dakota on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 5pm to 8pm.

This is the fourth year of the fundraiser, which has raised nearly $9,000 since its inception for the Sioux Falls Food Pantry.  As she has traditionally done, Sanaa is donating all the food, as well as all the labor for the fundraiser, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Feeding South Dakota.

The contribution being requested for those who will attend the dinner is $10 plus two cans of food.

Sanaa’s Restaurant is located at 401 E. 8th Street in Sioux Falls, in the 8th and Railroad Center group of retail stores.

Student volunteers from O’Gorman High School have agreed to pitch in to help with clean up and with customer assistance during the dinner.  Employees of Feeding South Dakota will be on hand to collect the contributions of money and food.

Former Miss Teenage South Dakota will also be on hand to greet donors who will attend the fundraising dinner.

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About Feeding South Dakota

Feeding South Dakota is the state’s largest charitable hunger relief organization whose mission is to eliminate hunger in South Dakota with distribution centers in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City. In 2011, Feeding South Dakota secured and distributed 12.2 million pounds of quality nutritious donated and purchased food, along with other surplus items through a network of over 450 charitable organizations across the state. These organizations then provide this food to individuals who are “food insecure” through on-site feeding programs, emergency food pantries, after school programs and mass distribution programs.  For more information on Feeding South Dakota, please visit www.feedingsouthdakota.org.

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