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The annual Open Your Heart campaign is now accepting applications. The project provides food baskets to families in need during the Christmas season. The effort helps nearly 350 Burleigh County families each year. The American Legion has been organizing it for more than 84 years with support from more than 1,000 volunteers.

"People love to project this project. And basically, in three weeks, we'll raise $65,000. Yeah, people are just waiting for a chance to give," says Open Your Heart program chairman.

The deadline for applications is October 1. Finished applications can be turned in at the Salvation Army or Community Action Program office.

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