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On The Mark: Food shelf volunteers fill new gaps


May 8, 2020

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Volunteers at the Tri-Community Food Shelf have seen a rise in the number of those in need since the COVID-19 pandemic measures went into force in March.

As increasing numbers of our neighbors are laid off or staying home with children, they find it harder to make ends meet. Nonprofits such as the Tri-Community Food Shelf are helping mightily to compensate. Year-round, on Friday afternoons from 3 to 5:30 p.m., the food shelf, serving Wright, Tamarack and Cromwell, offers boxes of food for all who come to their quarters on the northeast corner of highways 210 and 73. The organization was started by the late Art and Bea Jauss of Tamarack and others.

Headed up today by energetic, organizational and financial whiz Dianne Knoben of Tamarack, a cr...

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