Prior Lake 4th grader raises $17,000 to feed Haiti

Feed My Starving Children and a Prior Lake, Minn. fourth grader came together this weekend to pack food for a good cause.

Turn Hunger into Hope with Your Own Two Hands helps raise money to feed people around the world in need of food. Sanya Pirani, 9, has raised $17,000 from local business and individuals, but her goal is to reach $56,210 to help feed the people of Haiti for 1-year.

"Around 16.9 million kids die each year that are under the age of 5 years old," Sanya said. "I strongly believe in basic human rights, that's why I want to help poor people."

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