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Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer Melissa Woltjer weighs donations Friday at the Willmar Fire Station during the Radio for Relief food and fundraising effort. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Food Shelf beats last year's relief donations


WILLMAR -- Donations to Friday's Radio for Relief food and fundraising effort benefitting the Willmar Area Food Shelf exceeded last year's donations.

Food Shelf Executive Director Christie Kurth said $29,763 and 12,460 pounds of food were donated for a combined total of 42,223 dollars and pounds.

During last year's Radio for Relief effort, combined donations of dollars and pounds totaled $33,053, Kurth said.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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