Organizer for Fargo "Feed My Starving Children" event aiming for record 10 million meals

(Fargo, ND) -- The organizer for the "Feed My Starving Children" food packing event beginning Friday says they're aiming for a record this year. 

"Our goal is ten million meals for our 10th anniversary over these next ten days at the Fargodome. So it's ten ten ten. 10th anniversary, ten days at the Fargodome and our goal is ten million meals," said Executive Director Amy Okeson.

Okeson says the goal also includes having 50 thousand volunteers show up at the Fargodome over the next ten days to help pack. 

As of Thursday afternoon, they were running a little short of that number. 

Anyone interested in volunteering can sign up online at

Meals packed in Fargo and at sites around the country will be distributed to roughly 90 countries.