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WGAP to end food delivery to food banks


At a board of directors meeting Dec. 5 and in response to declining funding, Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) elected to end its long-time service of delivering food to the three food banks in Klickitat County and one in Skamania County. The food banks relied on the deliveries for the no-cost food they distribute to individuals and families in need.

As the distribution center for food banks in the counties, WGAP has delivered food to the food banks since 1999. As often as needed, WGAP would load palettes of food into their large trucks, drive to the food bank location, and help unload.

“The 2014 distribution center budget was $12,100 over-obligated,” WGAP stated in a press re...

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