Almanac North - Mar 1, 2012

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Video Summary

Topics: "FoodShare Fund Drive" & "One Book, One Community"

Description: Food shelf use in northeastern Minnesota was up more than 20-percent in 2011, making Minnesota FoodShare's 30th annual fundraising campaign more important than ever. The fundraising campaign kicked off this week.

And this year's "One Book, One Community" project features the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", which will spur a number of conversations in the region surrounding medical ethics, race and more.

Guests: Shaye Moris, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank; Carol Perkins, Salvation Army Food Shelf; Carla Powers, Duluth Public Library Director

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Click here for more information or visit the Minnesota Legacy website.

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