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Winona food pantry gets boost




Over $100k spent to keep shelves stocked

WINONA, Minn. – Winona Volunteer Services is sharing over $8 million and almost five million pounds of food that was donated statewide a few months ago.

Director Sandra Burke told WIZM that they just received a check for $3,000 from the Minnesota FoodShare that will go toward the food pantry in Winona.

It adds to over $100,000 spent last year to make sure pantry food shelves were stocked.

Burke says it’s a much needed boost in the summer when food donations are usually down.

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