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Iron County mobile food pantry recognized


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VOLUNTEERS DISTRIBUTE food at the Iron County Mobile Food Pantry, seen in 2014, to residents in need on the last Monday of every month. The volunteers - which include the Iron County University of Wisconsin-Extension office employees, the Iron County Human Services Department, members of the Iron County Board of Supervisors and others - recently received the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank's 2017 Volunteers of the Year award.


HURLEY - The Iron County Mobile Food Pantry has been recognized by the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, which gave those who operate the pantry its 2017 Volunteers of the Year award.

"Initially, Iron County was the least served in our eight-county region, and after launching our region's first mobile food pantry program here over four years ago, (the volunteers) helped us supply over 388,000 meals to hundreds of families, children and seniors throughout Iron County," Second Harvest program director Dan Wilson said.

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