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Willmar Area Food Shelf misses 2011 goal but exceeds last year's donations


WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Food Shelf received 140,381 dollars and pounds of food combined during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. The campaign, now in its 29th year, helps emergency food pantries and food shelves feed the needy during the year.

The Willmar food shelf did not reach its 2011 goal of 160,000 dollars and pounds but the combined amount received this year exceeded the 2010 goal of 140,000 dollars and pounds.

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