Foreign exchange student in Iowa leads efforts to help Ukrainians

BEAU: AN EXCHANGE STUDENT AT DALLAS CENTRE-GRESIM IS ONE OF MANY WHO HAVE ASKED GOVERNOR REYNOLDS TO INTERVENE. AND BECAUSE OF HER, 30,000 MLSEA WERE SHIPPED TODAY WITH HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS MORE TO PACK. >> YOU CAN FEED THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN WHO ARE CURRENTLY IN A DESPERATE SITUATI.ON BEAUTIFUL: THAT’S WHAT BIANNA SHARSHEEVA, REFOIGN EXCHANGE STUDENT FROM DALLAS CENTER, KYRGYZSTAN, WANTED TO DO WHEN SHE HEARD RUSSIA HAD INVEDAD UKRAINE. AS A REGULAR VOLUNTEER AT HEARTLAND MESAL, GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLD’S PLAN TO JOIN THE NPO WAS A PERFECT WAY FOR SHE TO GET INVOLVED. >> SHE SAID THEY WILL TAKE THE LEATHD E INITIATIVE AND PROJECT FROM ME, AND THEY WILL SUPPORT ME AS WELL AS THEY CAN. BEAUTIFUL: SHARSHEEVA IS NOW COLLECTING MONEY TO COVER SHIPPING STCO FOR MORE PALLETS OF FOOD, AS YOU SEE HERE, TO BE SHIPPETO UKRAINE. THEY HAVE RAISED APPROXIMATELY $1.2,000 OF THEIR $5,000 SO FAR. G >> IT MAKES ME HAPPY THAT EVEN TEENS AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE THINKING ABOUT THIS. >> WE PACK TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEALS. OUR TACO MAC MEALS, AS WELL AS OUR HEARTYAC PK MEALS. BEAU: ON WEDNESDAY, 30,000 MEALS LEFT FROM ALRDYEA MOINES WEST FACILITY ON THE WAY TO UKRAINE, THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF GOVERNOR REYNOLD’S PROMISE. BUT AFTER A PUBLIC PACKING EVENT WITH MEALS FROM ETH HEARTLAND LATER THIS MONTH THEY HOPE TO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE 285,000 MEALS TO PEOPLE IN NEED IN THE WAR-TORN COUNTRY. >> IOWANS IN GENERALOV LTOE GIVE BACK AND LOVE TO BE ABLE TO GIVE TO THEIR COMMUNITY HERE AND ANYWHERE IN WOD.RL REPORTER: WILLE B PACKAGE PUBLIC EVENT ANNOUNCED LATER THIS WEEK. RHA:EY BIANNA IS TRYING TO RAISE $5,000 TO COVER MEAL SHIPPING COSTS. DONATIONS CAN BE SENT BY VENMO, HIS HOST MOTHER, @ANGELA-NEUMEY

Dallas Center-Grimes foreign student leads efforts to help Ukrainians

Bianna Sharsheeva is an international student at the Dallas Center-Grimes in Kyrgyzstan. She is one of many people who have called on Governor Reynolds to step in to help Ukraine. As of Wednesday, 30,000 meals have been dispatched and hundreds of thousands more need to be packed. “Bianna Sharsheeva said. As a regular volunteer at Meals From the Heartland, Governor Kim Reynold’s plan to partner with the nonprofit was a perfect way for Sharsheeva to step in.” She said that they were going to let me take the lead and lead the project and they’re ‘going to support me as much as they can,’ Sharsheeva said. Sharsheeva is currently fundraising to cover the shipping costs for several pallets of food to be shipped to Ukraine. So far, about $1,200 of their $5,000 goal has been raised. “It makes me happy that even teenagers and high schoolers are thinking about it,” she said. On Wednesday, 30,000 meals left the West Des Moines facility. They are already on their way to Ukraine as the first shipment of Governor Kim Reynolds’ pledge. After a public wrap event with Meals From the Heartland later this month, they hope to be able to provide 285,000 meals to those in need in the war-torn country. giving back and loving being able to give back to their community here and around the world. “The public wrap event here at Meals From the Heartland will be announced next week by the Governor’s office.

Bianna Sharsheeva is an international student at the Dallas Center-Grimes in Kyrgyzstan. She is one of many people who have called on Governor Reynolds to step in to help Ukraine.

On Wednesday, 30,000 meals were dispatched and hundreds of thousands more to be packed.

“You can feed thousands and thousands of children who are in dire straits right now,” said Bianna Sharsheeva.

As a regular volunteer at Meals From the Heartland, Gov. Kim Reynold’s plan to partner with the nonprofit was a perfect way for Sharsheeva to step in. [Gov. Kim Reynolds] said they were going to let me take the lead and lead the project and they would support me as much as they could,” Sharsheeva said.

Sharsheeva is currently fundraising to cover the shipping costs for several pallets of food to be shipped to Ukraine. So far, about $1,200 of their $5,000 goal has been raised. “It makes me happy that even teenagers and high schoolers are thinking about it,” she said.

On Wednesday, 30,000 meals left the West Des Moines facility. They are already on their way to Ukraine as the first shipment of Governor Kim Reynolds’ pledge.

After a public wrap event with Meals From the Heartland later this month, they hope to be able to provide 285,000 meals to those in need in the war-torn country.

Meals from Heartland Warehouse Manager Georgie Filber said, “Iowans in general love to give back and love being able to give back to their community here and around the world.”

The public wrap event here at Meals From the Heartland will be announced next week by the Governor’s office.