ST. CLOUD - A local effort is being organized to help the people of West Africa affected by the Ebola crisis. The Central Minnesota Helps Fund through the Central Minnesota Community Foundation is raising money for aid to Liberia.

The money will be used to support projects like a St. Cloud food packaging event on November 22nd. They're hoping to ship one-million meals to West Africa.

To make a monetary donation, go to the website, and click donate.

Volunteers are also needed for the food packaging event being organized by Kids Fighting Hunger on November 22nd at the River's Edge Convention Center. To sign-up for a shift go to the website