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Food bank in desperate need of food

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The Loon Lake Food Bank is in desperate need of donations ahead of the holiday season. The Loon Lake Food Bank is in desperate need of donations ahead of the holiday season.
LOON LAKE, Wash. -

The Loon Lake Food Bank is running on empty. It is in desperate need of donations. 

"There's a lot less food and a lot more clients," said Assistant Manager Gin Waldo. 

Right now, she estimates she only has enough food for the next two weeks. The number of families the food bank serves has gone up drastically in the past year. Last year, it served just under 300 families a week. This year, that number is more than 400. 

"What I need is support. We need either food donations or money donations, so that we can get food," Waldo said. Now that the holiday season is just around the corner, Waldo is getting desperate. 

"I thought about hanging up a notice that says we won't be handing out food for the holidays, but I just can't do it," she said. 

If you would like to help the food bank out, please call 509-233-8450 or 509-863-5872.

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