Michelle Bruch

Thrivent employees pack meals for children in Zambia


More than 300 employees at Thrivent Financial took two-hour shifts in the 4th Avenue headquarters early this month to package an estimated 100,000 meals.

Thrivent CEO Bruce Nicholson said this is the first year the company has packaged food for “Feed My Starving Children,” a Brooklyn Park-based


“You feel like you’re making a difference with every scoop you put in the bag,” Nicholson said.

He said the company chose to sponsor the meal-packaging project so that workers could become personally involved in the process.


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