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By Brittany Allen
For The Sentinel 

Goldendale Grange takes on grass-roots care effort


Brittany Allen

GOODS FROM THE GRANGE:The Goldendale Grange Hall has become a distribution point for food and necessities for many in the area. Here, a worker unloads fresh goods. Anyone can receive goods, no questions asked.

Since before Gov. Inslee implemented the stay-at-home order on March 24 to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, many Washingtonians have seen a shortage of necessary items at grocery stores. Products like toilet paper, cleaning supplies, and even flour have become hard to come by. Around mid-March, local business owner Aimee Waddell said she began to see the strain on resources locally in Goldendale, and while she felt well stocked herself, she wanted to help those in need.

Waddell began reaching out to others who might also have had a surplus of items they could share for the greater community, enlisting help from the Goldendale Grange No. 49, of which she is a member, to...

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