Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa is encouraging local residents to gather a group of friends, family, or co-workers and participate in the organization's Southridge Hunger Challenge, a charity event that will pack meals for families in need this holiday season. Your team will race against 29 other teams to see who can pack the fastest in an elimination-style competition. The event is at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at West End Shops of Southridge, 1111 E. Army Post Road. Register your team online. For more information, contact Ryan Terrell at 287-3881.