67-year-old Donna Stumphf of North Dakota recognized that there was a hunger problem within her community.
Stumphf started with a goal of growing 1,000 pounds of veggies in a community garden to give to those less fortunate, but was afraid she would only get to 500. She grew all of the vegetables herself and then got some help from volunteers and her grandson when it came time to harvest. Over the course of six to eight weeks, at weigh-in time, her garden had over 3,099 pounds of veggies to donate.
She donated a lot of her crops to the Salvation Army. Lt. Matthew Beatty of the local organization said that "Any time you get something homegrown and fresh from the garden, it's amazing."
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