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Walmart campaign targets hunger


The next time you shop at Walmart, part of your purchase may provide food for someone in need. Fight Hunger, Spark Change is a nationwide fundraising campaign aimed at filling the “spring hunger gap,” a yearly occurrence when food banks across the country see low donation levels.

The initiative, which runs until May 15, hopes to secure 100 million meals for Feeding America, a nationwide network of foodbanks. That network includes Second Harvest Inland Northwest, which distributes to 21 Washington counties—Klickitat County among them.

According to Feeding America, over 14 percent of Klickitat County residents struggle with hunger. Last year, Second Harvest distributed 125,263 poun...

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