Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Food Resource Center Receives Grant

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Food Resource Center Receives Grant

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SHAWNEE - The Community Market of Pottawatomie County Food & Resource Center was awarded a $5,000 match grant sponsored by AARP.

AARP will match contributions made to the nonprofit community market dollar-for-dollar, up to $5,000.

"The Community Market has the opportunity to be a game changer for those in Pottawatomie County who battle hunger and poverty," said Daniel Matthews, the newly named executive director of the Community Market. "The ability to have increased service hours and connect people with extensive services will only stand to benefit our community.

The Community Market, in affiliation with the Regional Food Bank, will open this spring. The client-choice food pantry will stock fresh fruit and vegetables, protein items and frozen foods. …

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