By: Crispin Havener
Illinois lawyers are taking on a tough case, hunger.
The State Bar Association's leaders toured the River Bend Food Bank in Moline today.
It's all part of their Lawyers Feeding Illinois campaign. Starting next month, lawyers will work to raise money and food for the people who are in need in the state.
Their goal is collect one million meals, and organizers say they're well on their way to success.
"It's been among one of the most gratifying experiences I've ever had," said John Thies, President of the Illinois Bar Association. "We already have more than 60 teams signed up to work on this as of yesterday we raised 138,000 meals for the benefit of food insecure people in the state."
The Lawyers Feeding Illinois program goes until March 1st.