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Iron County Food Pantry remains open with curbside service

 

April 22, 2020

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

Jack Kopacz places food on a curbside table for clients of the Iron County Food Pantry on Monday, as another volunteer, Jerry Mattson, wheels out another cart of food. The new curbside service is due to the coronavirus pandemic.

By CHARITY SMITH

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MONTREAL, Wis. - The Iron County Food Pantry remains open, having developed a system to allow their older volunteers to continue to service residents of Iron County in need of food throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

According to Mary Mattson, the office manager at Iron County Food Pantry, the health department was originally wanting to replace the volunteers at Iron County Food Panty with younger volunteers from the county's Health and Human Services Department, so as to limit the exposure of the older volunteers. However once they saw the system th...



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