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Oil Companies Launch Food Drive

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An idea in oil country to give back spreads across the state.

I VM Construction decided to start a food drive this holiday season.

They asked partners in the oil field to help out.

Now thirty-five oil field related companies are pitching in.

The governor and first lady joined in the holiday spirit today outside the capitol.

The oil companies hope to make it the largest food drive in the state.

Were collecting non-perishable food items we've got collections in fifteen cities, I think we're 70 locations we're collecting. I think we'll be able to put food on the shelves of many of these pantries and charities across the state," says Tim Daniel of IVM Construction.

Lend a Hand Food Drive

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Cash Wise--Bismarck, Minot, Stanley, Tioga, Watford City & Williston.

Walmart--Dickinson

Hardware Hank--Killdeer

Super Valu--Bowman, Crosby

Jack N' Jill--New Town

Food Pride--Parshall

The food drive is in fifteen western North Dakota cities and has seventy collection sites.

They include Cash-Wise in Bismarck, Wal-Mart in Dickinson and Hardware Hank in Killdeer.

For a complete list find this story on www.kxnet.com. The food drive runs through December 20th.

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