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DON SAYER fills medium 75-pound boxes of food at the Becker County Food Pantry last week. He volunteers twice a week at the pantry, and can tell the weight of a box just by lifting it. "I'm pretty much a regular," he said.

Food Pantry has record month

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"It was a long month -- but a good one for us."

So said Jack Berenz, president of the Becker County Food Pantry, in an interview earlier this week.


Berenz was talking about the fact that March was Minnesota FoodShare Month -- the time of year when the local Food Pantry receives incentive grants based upon the combined amount of dollars and food donations collected during the course of the month.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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