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Havre Elks donate to food bank Backpack Program


Last updated 11/3/2020 at 9:36am

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Jean Murphy, Montana Food Bank Network BackPack Program supervisor, and Matt Kretchmer, Havre Elks Lodge #1201 exalted ruler, pose for a photograph with a $1,500 check the lodge donated to the program.

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Havre Elks Lodge No. 1201 recently donated $1,500 to Montana Food Bank Network Backpack Program of Havre

"Our lodge was pleased to present Montana Food Bank Network BackPack Program of Havre some assistance," Havre lodge secretary Brandy Kurtz said. "The Backpack food program provides nutritious, non-perishable, easy-to-prepare food to children to ensure they get enough food on weekends and holidays to avoid hunger when they can't depend on school meals. This is for students kindergarten through fifth grade."

Kurtz said the funds for this project came from an Elks National...

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