Perham packs 435,888 meals for starving children
The Rev. Phil Holtan thought he was pitching an ambitious project to his church council in this town of fewer than 3,000 residents: Raise $17,000 to cover the cost of 100,000 nutritious meals for hungry children and enlist residents to package them.
"You're not from around here, are you?" responded Calvary Lutheran President Terry Hepola. "You're thinking too small."
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