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Demand Down at Local Food Pantries

Leaders say they’re hoping that it wasn’t just the snow days that kept people away, but that people are finding jobs.

04/01/2014

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Loss of Food Stamp Funding Worries Valley Park Pantry

“Hunger is here and when you take away the option of food stamps, you will have people more hungry than you can imagine.”

07/17/2013

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Circle of Concern Food Pantry Sees 13% Increase in 2011

Poverty cycle can’t be broken

01/02/2012

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Local Food Pantry Sees Rise In Formerly Middle Class Clients

“We’re meeting a lot of people who have fallen down one or two notches,” Circle of Concern’s Glenn Koenen said.

12/23/2011

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Food Pantries Deluged with Demand for Thanksgiving Food

The poor and the working poor are lining up for turkeys in greater numbers.

11/21/2011