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ELF drive a success, exceeds last year's total


October 26, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

The Havre Fire Department's new fire truck drives down the street in Havre Thursday during the annual Everybody Loves Firefighters food drive, collecting food for the Havre Food Bank.

The manager of the Havre Food Bank said the staff wants to thank the community for helping to make this year's Everybody Loves Firefighters food drive even better than last year.

Samantha Nimmick, director of the food bank, said they were able to raise 6,199 pounds of food Wednesday and Thursday nights which exceeded their total from last year's E.L.F. drive.

"I was worried after the first night," Nimmick said. "We only raised 1,877 pounds of food. But the second night we raised 4,322 pounds."

Nimmick added that the volunteer turnout was great. There were some new volunteers this year as...

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