Prior Lake teen raising money for local food shelf

Updated: April 21, 2020 11:23 AM
Created: April 21, 2020 10:53 AM

A teen from Prior Lake is receiving some major assistance as she raises money for a local food shelf.

Sanya Pirani is aiming to raise $10,000 and she could already be halfway there.


A donor has offered to match up to $5,000 in donations. Sanya is hoping to get the word out to help reach her goal.

"Every $1 is $9 worth of food and so whatever contribution you can make will make a difference, even if it's $5," Sanya told KSTP.

Sanya's charitable efforts go well beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. She launched 'Sanya's Hope for Children' three years ago to help impoverished kids in Minnesota and around the world.

Watch the video box above.

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