Feeding the hungry at Christmas time

From the Albany Democrat-Herald:

Working with Linn Benton Food Share, SHEM provides monthly meal boxes — enough to last at least five days — to about 250 families and more than 1,000 people.

Linn Benton Food Share plays a major role in providing food for families in Linn and Benton counties year-round. “It has certainly been an interesting 10 months,” said Ryan McCambridge, executive director of the regional food bank. “We’ve seen increased and reduced demand and, at times, disruptions in food supplies since March. Things seems to be working out now.

McCambridge said Linn Benton Food Share helps community-based programs provide food to 10,000 people per month. Local gleaners groups provide nourishing, locally sourced foods to another 5,000.

Read the full article at democratherald.com/news/feeding-the-hungry-at-christmas-time-sweet-home-church-group-shares-the-seasons-bounty/article_77956e7c-8e59-5862-ae1f-f81cf11a0c29.html

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