October 31, 2014
"Thank you Food Pantry people and donors. My family and I have been trying to keep food on our table. Thank you for not letting our tummies go hungry. God bless you."
They are the words of a letter received in the mail by Cache Community Food Pantry Director Matthew Whitaker. Reading it ranks among his most memorable life experiences.
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