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December 25th, 2012 by Support Staff

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Food banks hold holiday benefits with Fred Meyer, Safeway

November 17th, 2011 by Support Staff

Two food banks that serve northeast Seattle, North Helpline and the University District Food Bank, are holding holiday benefits.

From now until Dec. 24, Safeway customers here can buy a $10 pre-packed bag of food to donate to help feed those struggling with hunger in their neighborhood. The food will go to the University food bank.

From the University food bank/Northwest Harvest:

The need for food has been steadily on the rise since the start of the recession, and in fact statewide we at Northwest Harvest have seen about a 35% increase in need. The number of Washington families struggling with hunger nearly doubled from 2008-2010 and we now rank 11th in the nation for hunger. Many people have a visual of what a food bank client looks like. These days, it

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