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Northeast Iowa Food Bank to offer aid in Oelwein

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OELWEIN (KWWL) -

UPDATE: The Northeast Iowa Food Bank distributed food to approximately 130 families at the mobile food pantry event.

Due to demand, organizers will plan to distribute to 200 families at the Oelwein mobile pantry next month.

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The Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Mercy Hospital are coming together to assist "food insecure" families in Fayette County.

The food bank's Mobile Food Pantry will begin making monthly distributions at the Oelwein Community Plaza on October 14 from 5 to 6:30 pm.

According to Feeding America, Fayette County is one of the top five most food insecure counties within the Northeast Iowa Food Bank service area.

This mobile food pantry will be the 14th for the bank.

The Northeast Iowa Food Bank will serve 15 counties in the region.

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