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Northeast Iowa Food Bank wins $60,000 grant

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank has won a $60,000 grant. through the Walmart Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign.

It finished at number 23 out of 128 food banks across the country involved with the campaign.

Officials at the food bank said the grant will allow them to provide up to 240,000 meals for families the area. 

“It will make a difference in the lives of many,” said Barbara Prather, Executive Director of the northeast Iowa Food Bank.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank provides food to about 200 nonprofit organizations and programs. Last year, it distributed more than six million pounds of food within a 16-county service area.

For more information visit www.northeastiowafoodbank.org.

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