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Usage of Pella Food Shelf Increases in ’09

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2010 at 6:27 am
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Pella’s charitable food organization, the Pella Food Shelf, had a busy year in 2009. According to a recently obtained annual report, the Pella Food Shelf served an average of 45 families per week in 2009, up from 36 families per week in 2008. November was, by far, the busiest month in 2009 for the Pella Food Shelf, with nearly 300 families and over 900 individuals utilizing the service, which included nearly 140 Thanksgiving meals for families in the final week of the month.