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American Legion Post 97 Awards $2,000 to “Meat” the Need in DeKalb County

The grant provided by the Post will pay to process about 1,600 pounds of donated large game and livestock – providing almost 6,600 more meals through area hunger-relief agencies to residents in need within DeKalb County. Our goal is to provide this protein-packed meat to hunger-relief agencies within Indiana to assist those in need of additional food services. Getting groceries at local food banks and pantries guarantees healthy meals for families when they need extra help. This program works to ensure that these agencies have meat, allowing us to provide fresh nutritious protein for hungry local families. This effort will help build stronger, healthier communities by meeting a basic need – reducing food insecurity and empowering people by getting them back on track to hunger-free, independent living.

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