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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Food4Kids may fold

Volunteers fiercely needed


April 26, 2018

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Food4Kids volunteers Sarah Stephens and Linda Stratford ready loaves of bread for the weekend.

Since 2013, not-for-profit Creswell Food4Kids volunteers have been quietly slipping into Creswell School District (CSD) classrooms on Friday afternoons, filling backpacks with food to last the weekend. At the program's peak, they would provide food for 74 children at once. Today, Creswell Food4Kids provides food for 67 children in the District weekly. However, this service may soon come to a halt as their volunteer numbers continue to decline, unless community members are willing to step up to the plate and pitch in.

The striking numbers of free and reduced lunches served at CSD in 2013 ins...

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