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Noon Rotary president Dave Karsnia, left, Jack Berenz, Director of the Becker County Food Pantry, and Mike Guetter, chairman of the food pantry gift drive from Noon Rotarians. The gift of $800 was presented by the Noon Rotarians at their regular meeting. Brian Basham/Tribune

Food Pantry at 50% of donations

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Donations to the Becker County food pantry are rolling in this month, but are they rolling in fast enough?

“As of Saturday we’re sitting at around 50 percent of our goal,” said Jack Berenz, pantry director, who admits that’s a number that kind of worries him, given the fact that March is coming to a close.


But Berenz says he does expect the next few days to be busy ones, as some organizations wait until the very end of the month to bring in their collections.

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