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Despite Low Unemployment, 2017 Had A Record Number Of Food Shelf Visits

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Last year, Minnesotans reportedly visited food shelves 3.4 million times, a record in state history.

The local advocacy group Hunger Solutions said that it analyzed data from the Department of Human Services and found that there were 3,402,077 food shelf visits in Minnesota in 2017. 70 more words


“10 Days of Giving” Food Drive Reports 75,526 Pounds of Food Collected

Through Tuesday, Merchants Bank’s 29th annual “10 Days of Giving” Food Drive was at 75,526 pounds of food collected to benefit the food shelf at Winona Volunteer Services (WVS). 311 more words

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Merchants Bank Looks to “Swipe Out Hunger” for Area Food Shelves

Merchants Bank will be donating five cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card is used between August 1-8, up to a total of $10,000, to area food shelves during “Swipe Out Hunger,”the Bank’s fifth annual Facebook Giveaway. 294 more words

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