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Cedar Valley students keep warm by giving to food bank

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - As the weather is getting cold, Cedar Valley students are keeping warm by donating food to families in need.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank Student Food Drive raised 34,346 pounds of food from Sept. 29th to Nov. 10th.

The food drive is a competition among schools in the Cedar Valley to collect the most pounds of food. 

Cedar Falls students won the competition by collecting food donations that totaled 18,674 pounds and raising approximately $7,725 to buy peanut butter, canned meat, and canned fruit.

There were seven different Cedar Valley schools that participated in collecting over 34,000 pounds of food for the drive.

The 2014 Student Food Drive came to a close with an increase of almost 1,700 pounds over last year.
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