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“DAY OF GIVING” TO HELP FOOD BANK OF SIOUXLAND

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POWELL BROADCASTING AND THE FOOD BANK OF SIOUXLAND HAVE TEAMED UP TO HELP THE HUNGRY ON TUESDAY AS PART OF THE “DAY OF GIVING”.

LINDA SCHEID, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FOOD BANK, SAYS THE DEMAND FOR FOOD HAS BEEN AT RECORD LEVELS SINCE MARCH:

OC……….382,000 LBS OF FOOD IN 1 MONTH :16

THAT INCREASED DISTRIBUTION MEANT THAT THE SHELVES WERE GETTING EMPTIED IN APRIL:

OC………..THROUGH THE DOOR. :23

SCHEID SAYS EVEN A SMALL CONTRIBUTION OF A DOLLAR OR TWO WILL PROVIDE SEVERAL POUNDS OF FOOD TO HELP THE HUNGRY:

OC………BY THIS COMMUNITY. :17

SCHEID SAYS THE PANDEMIC HAS ALSO AFFECTED THE SUPPLY CHAIN, WITH SOME DISRUPTIONS OF PRODUCT AT TIMES RESULTING IN A SHORT WINDOW TO ORDER WHAT’S NEEDED:

OC………..MEET THE NEED. :25

YOU MAY DONATE BY GOING TO OUR STATION’S WEBSITE AND CLICKING ON THE “DAY OF GIVING” FOOD BANK ICON.