The activity schedule for this year.....
In the south end of Kirkwood Mall, KFYR 550 AM Radio
will be holding its 31st consecutive annual live on air
broadcast from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You can deliver
your checks or cash and food items to the volunteers
waiting there to receive your donations.
22, 2017 (A.M.)
8:00 a.m. Volunteers are needed to sort, stack, and
count all donated and purchased food items in the
Exhibit Hall of the Bismarck Event Center. Sorting and
stacking should be completed by 10:30 am
22, 2017 (P.M.)
Doors to the Exhibit Hall of the Bismarck Event Center
volunteers are needed pack baskets for the families.
Tables are set up, each with a particular food item.
Members of motorcycle clubs fill tote boxes with stapes
of food and volunteers pack baskets for the families.
The volunteers move around the tables and food items are
placed in the baskets based on the number of members in
each family. After that is complete, by about 8:30 pm,
Boy Scouts and others take down the tables and sweep up.
Heart campaign loads and delivers baskets.
Perishable food items (turkeys,
chickens, bread, milk and cole slaw) will be delivered
to the Exhibit Hall.
Volunteers are needed to
begin to add perishable food
items in food baskets
the Exhibit Hall of the Bismarck Event Center.
a.m. Volunteers with their own vehicles will drive into
the warmth of the Exhibit Hall and turn off their
engines while volunteers load them up with all of the
food baskets for one or more families. When the vehicles
are loaded, the volunteers will drive out and deliver
them to the families making Christmas brighter for them
all, while another group of volunteers will drive into
the Exhibit Hall to repeat the process until all of the
food baskets have been delivered.
After the drivers deliver the food baskets, any
undeliverable baskets are returned. Some last-minute
families will get the undeliverable baskets, with the
rest being delivered to the Salvation Army.
By 10:30 a.m., the work is
basically done and planning for the 89th Open Your Heart
campaign for December 2018 begins. For questions
regarding deliveries call the Open Your Heart Delivery
office on December 23rd at 701-355-1389.
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