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Nathan Feucht, a Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer, helps fill a food order for a client Thursday. The recent March campaign exceeded the food donation goal but fell short on cash — reflecting a trend statewide. Executive Director Christie Kurth says the food shelf receives excellent support from the community, and a fundraising event will be planned for later in the year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Local food shelf exceeds food goal, misses cash goal during March campaign

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WILLMAR — The 31st annual Minnesota FoodShare campaign in March to raise cash and food to feed needy individuals and families had mixed results for the Willmar Area Food Shelf.


Cash donations fell short of the 2013 cash goal but food donations exceeded the food goal.

Still, 2013 cash and food donations overall were below 2012 cash and food donations.

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