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Food shelves get help from Northwoods


April 9, 2021

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The Cloquet Salvation Army was one of three local food shelves that benefited from a recent promotion at Northwoods Credit Union. Pictured, from left, are Sue Butkiewicz with the Cloquet Salvation Army, Michelle Bertogliat, NCU director of lending, and NCU president Doug Wolf.

Northwoods Credit Union and its members raised more than $9,000 for area food shelves through its latest loan promotion. The loan promotion offered up to 1 percent cash back to members on new loans. If members chose to donate part of their 1 percent to the local food shelf, Northwoods CU matched the funds up to $50 per donation. These donations totaled $9,867 and were given to the Cloquet Salvation Army, the Floodwood Area Food Shelf and the Moose Lake Area Food Shelf.

"We've worked with area food shelves throughout the years, typically during the holidays. We kept hearing how much they app...

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