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Backpack Buddies Program Needs Help

The Grundy County Community Food Pantry, in conjunction with Second Harvest, is sponsoring the Backpack Buddies program that provides food for school children when classes are not in session.

According to Food Pantry officials, nearly 60 percent of school children in Grundy County qualify for free and reduced cost meals and that some go without a nutritious meal when school is not in session. The Backpack Buddies program targets those

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