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Grocery Outlet Program Helps to Feed the Hungry

You can buy food for yourself and also help Interfaith Food Ministries get food to those who really need it. Throughout the month of July, you can participate in Grocery Outlet’s ‘Independence From Hunger’ program…

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I-F-M’s Kate LaFerriere says people usually think about helping the hungry during the holidays, but donations are typically down during the summer months. Interfaith volunteers will also be at Grocery Outlet on July 17th and 24th selling pre-packaged grocery bags of food for donation. LaFerriere says many people are more comfortable donating actual food, which she says is fine, but a cash donation can go farther, because groups like I-F-M have more purchasing power…

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Grocery Outlet’s goal this year is to raise 75-hundred dollars through the Independence From Hunger program. Last year, they raised six-thousand dollars. There are over 67-hundred families who have registered with Interfaith for food services.

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