Multiple mid-valley employers are sponsoring a Day of Action from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E., Albany.
More than 200 event volunteers will package 80,000 food-for-home meals for families of children at risk of going hungry. Volunteers will also promote learning and literacy with 900 book bags packed with new books and school supplies.
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Volunteer registration begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by the event.
Sponsors include ATI (Allegheny Technologies), Oregon Freeze Dry, Weyerhauser, Georgia-Pacific and the Linn County Expo Center. The Day of Action is supported by the United Ways serving Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties.