Locals band together to help Africa

LYNDEN — The DeYoung & Roosma Construction warehouse in west Lynden was full of local residents on Saturday doing their own type of building: Building meal packages for orphans in Africa. The effort was organized by Sonlight Community Christian Reformed Church’s Hope 1.27 group under the national Food for Orphans nonprofit. About 250 volunteers streamed…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.