Grocery program helps students in tough times

By on February 13th, 2012

Santa Fe College is helping students stretch their daily dollar through a weekly grocery handout program.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dana Kurtz says, for some, this program has helped keep their family afloat.

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