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Back Packs fundraiser still at Columbia Bank


Columbia Bank is holding their second annual fundraiser for Back Packs For Kids from now until the end of May. Proceeds will go towards the organization which provides healthy, nutritious food for children at-risk of hunger. Each pack contains five to six food items to be prepared and enjoyed at each child’s home, and is to supply them with food during weekends and school breaks. Serving over 500 children per week, Back Packs for Kids extends its efforts from Roosevelt to White Salmon, encompassing all of Klickitat County.

According to a flyer for the program, “The feedback from schools, parents, teachers, and the kids has been overwhelmingly positive. Each child’s pack costs appro...

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