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Moravian College to Help Feed Bethlehem’s Hungry at Holiday Lunch

Bethlehem, Pa., December 5, 2005—For the seventh consecutive year, Moravian College will host a holiday luncheon at the Cathedral Church of the Nativity to provide food to residents of Bethlehem who might otherwise not be able to enjoy a seasonal feast. The luncheon will be held on Saturday, December 10th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It will be attended by more than 175 people from various Bethlehem social service agencies including the South Bethlehem Neighborhood Center, Center City Ministries Shelter, New Bethany Ministries, Trinity Episcopal Church, Fountain Hill School Family Center, Turning Point, and Donegan School Family Center.

For each of the last six years, more than fifty Moravian College faculty, staff, and students have volunteered to help serve a traditional holiday dinner of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, carrots, cakes, and pies. Moravian College continues its partnership with social services agencies to provide outreach to residents of Bethlehem that would benefit from some holiday spirit and a nutritious hot meal. Cathedral Church donates their site and Moravian College provides the food and volunteers for the luncheon. Moravian College volunteers will set-up for the event, serve food, and greet and interact with guests and their children. Arts and crafts activities will be available for the children to enjoy, and the Moravian Jazz musicians will provide entertainment.

The Cathedral Church of the Nativity is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at Wyandotte Street/Route 378 on south end of Hill-to-Hill Bridge in Sayre Hall.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.