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Northern Michigan Food Pantries Getting Some Help this Season

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Local food pantries are getting a boost from some generous donors in Northern Michigan.

Members of the Forest Area Federal Credit Union raised more than $4,300 to help out food pantries in Kalkaska, Fife Lake, Manton and Kingsley.

The credit union's board of directors matched the first thousand dollars that the 4 branches raised.

Living Word Church, St. Theresa Church, Colfax Community Church and the Free Methodist Church food pantries in the Manton area and the Methodist Church of Kingsley food pantry, Kair Food Pantry of Kalkaska and the Fife Lake Food Pantry are all getting help.

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