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The Business Beat: Jean McMurray

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 1:24pm

The Worcester County Food Bank is a community-based non-profit organization whose mission is: To Engage, Educate and Lead Worcester County in Creating a Hunger-Free Community 
During fiscal year 2009, the Worcester County Food Bank distributed 5.3 million pounds of donated food and grocery product to its network of 178 partner agencies that have programs for feeding people including food pantries, community meal sites, and shelters. These agencies provided food to more than 93,000 different people living in Central Massachusetts. 
Between 2008 and 2009, the number of people receiving emergency food assistance increased by 13%.

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