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Sunrise Food Bank supplies growing need

Almost 4,000 people live in the 98257 zip code. In October 1,500 people brought food home from the La Conner Sunrise Food Bank. Michelle Havist, the Food Bank’s director, told 30 Soroptimists that at their Nov. 13 meeting at the Swinomish Yacht Club. She shared grocery bags of details.

In October there were 33 first time users among the 413 households served. Forty-six were infants, 505 children aged three to 18, 685 adults and 264 seniors 55 and over supplemented their groceries with food bank donations.

Havist told the group, “we pride ourselves in providing a warm, inviting and safe place f...


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