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Sponsors sought for Backpack Program at food pantry

The Hunger Free Food Pantry is once again looking for donors to sponsor a child for the 2021-22 school year. The cost is $5 a week per child, so $95 for half a year or $190 for the full school year.

Last year they served 13 children each week. The kids take home a backpack of food on Fridays, and it provides them with light meals and snacks to supplement their meals over the weekend.

A few y...