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WAFER Food Pantry ‘Fill Your Freezer’ meat giveaway happening Wednesday

Kaitlyn Riley

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Photo Credit: WAFER Food Pantry

A local food pantry is doing heavy lifting for families in need this week.

On Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m., WAFER Food Pantry will give away 30 pounds of meat per household in a drive-thru ‘Fill Your Freezer’ event at 403 Causeway Blvd.

The products include chicken, beef, fish, pork varieties and more.

People do need to have an active account with WAFER to participate, but WAFER said they are still accepting in-person registrations before Wednesday.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

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