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Residents flock to Farmers to Families food distribution

 

Last updated 10/27/2020 at 11:49am

Havre Daily News/Kimberly Bolta

Volunteers get ready to hand out food Monday at the Havre Community Food Bank during a District 4 Human Resources Development Council Farmers to Families Food Box distribution.

A line of cars backed from the Havre Community Food Bank back to near the viaduct Monday while people waited during District 4 Human Resources Development Council's second Farmers to Families Food Box program distribution.

HRDC Housing Director Alma Garcia said the boxes are filled with food that farmers around the United States were not able to sell due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of the food going to waste, it is being purchased through grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and being put into the hands of families in need.

"This is a national program. It's...



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