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New food pantry helps with hunger in the community

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When the economy turns, it can be difficult to keep food on the table. The Florida Department of Education says more than 90 percent of students at Rawlings Elementary School are eligible for free or reduced lunch because of the economic situation at home… but as we head in to the summer months it can become harder for these children to get their daily meal. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown says one program new to the community is doing its best to fill in the gaps.

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