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Posted on Jul 7, 2017

Mobile food bank benefits local households

Second Harvest of the Inland Northwest delivered 9,359 lbs. of fresh and frozen foods to 202 local households at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Quincy on June 29 as part of its Mobile Food Bank free food distribution program, according to information from Microsoft Datacenter Operations in Quincy.
More than 30 volunteers from St. Paul Lutheran Church, Thrivent Financial, Amway/Nutrilite (Quincy), Quincy Community Health Center, Dell/EMC Services (Microsoft services vendor in Quincy), NTTdata datacenter (Quincy), People for People (Grant County), Quincy Community Food Bank, Moses Lake Community Health Center, Quincy Rotary, Quincy Lions Club, Serve Quincy Valley, Quincy Valley Historical Society & Museum, Schneider Electric, Youth Action Interact (Quincy), Washington Trust Bank (Quincy), and Microsoft Datacenter Operations (Quincy), distributed cucumbers, plums, onions, breads, cookies, crackers, apples, potatoes, fruit cups, rice-cheese-veggie mix, fresh spinach mix, frozen lentils and more to households in the Quincy and George areas in need of food assistance.
Microsoft volunteers and Second Harvest’s Mobile Food Bank truck will be in Royal City on Aug. 16, back to Quincy on Aug. 31, in Grand Coulee on Sept. 28 and in Coulee City on Oct. 26. The dates of other Second Harvest Mobile Food Bank free food distributions around Eastern Washington can be had by calling 509-252-6270.
Microsoft Datacenter Operations in Quincy said it extends its grateful thanks to the many generous farmers, ranchers, orchardists, pickers, laborers, packers, processors, distributors, wholesalers, freight haulers, retailers and very generous financial cosponsors who help make these Second Harvest Mobile Food Bank free food distributions possible.

By Post-Register Staff

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