Help needed with pilot program

DIXON – The Buddy Bag Program is in need of volunteers to help pack items for food bags to be given to children.

At this time, there are 37 bags to be prepared each week, consisting of 9 to 12 items per bag. The packing will be from 5 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave.

This pilot program will provide weekend meals for 37 students at Washington Elementary School. To volunteer or for more information, call Gwen Weidman at 815-541-2122.