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The school-age children who attended the Salem Lutheran Preschool’s summer program this summer collected items for birthday boxes. The children have focused on exploring the community and ways they can show kindness to others. The birthday boxes contain a cake mix, frosting and many party items to create an opportunity for families who may struggle to celebrate a loved one’s special day. The children were able to donate 10 boxes to the Trading Post, who will distribute them through the food pantry.