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By Angela Hoffman and Linda Quinn
Project Coordinators 

Give thanks by giving

 


To the Editor:

At this time each year we look forward to the cooking and sharing of a bountiful Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Surrounded by our loved ones and the excitement of the holiday, we sometimes forget that there are many throughout our country, and in Goldendale, who cannot afford the expense of a special holiday meal.

The Goldendale Community Thanksgiving Food Basket Committee coordinates the efforts of many volunteers to provide eligible families with food for their Thanksgiving dinner. Last year we distributed 99 food baskets that cost an average of $40 each. With the rising cost of food, an increase in those seeking assistance, and fewer prior year donations rec...



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