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Bread of the Mighty food bank combats growing hunger problem

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The US Department of Agriculture says one in five Alachua county residents struggles to buy food. The agency also says one in four children face hunger regularly. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo says one of Gainesville’s largest food banks is tackling this problem head on.

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The warehouse holds a number of pallets where donations are temporarily kept

Bread of the Mighty warehouse where donations are sorted and stored

The Bread of the Mighty storefront displays some more perishable donations

Bread of the Mighty hits the road to pick up and distribute donations in this custom truck

About Stephanie Denardo

Stephanie is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

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