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Farm Bureau shares the harvest with food pantry

Bureau County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee representative Beth Schultz (from left), Walnut Food Pantry members Deanna Wilt, Stacy Gonigam, Linda Carr, Mary Joe Gothard, Carla Kerr and Janet Heidenreich, and Young Leader Chairwoman Gracelynn Dale pose for a photo. The Women's Committee recently donated 13 complete Thanksgiving meals to the food pantry to distribute among patrons.
Bureau County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee representative Beth Schultz (from left), Walnut Food Pantry members Deanna Wilt, Stacy Gonigam, Linda Carr, Mary Joe Gothard, Carla Kerr and Janet Heidenreich, and Young Leader Chairwoman Gracelynn Dale pose for a photo. The Women's Committee recently donated 13 complete Thanksgiving meals to the food pantry to distribute among patrons.

PRINCETON — Each year, one American farmer feeds 155 people.

In recognition of farmers’ hard work, the Bureau County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee and the Young Leader Committee donated enough food to feed 155 people.

This donation took place on Nov. 5 at the food pantry in Walnut.

The donation consisted of 13 complete Thanksgiving meals — 13 turkeys, 26 cans of sweet potatoes, 26 cans of cranberry sauce, 13 boxes of instant potatoes, 13 packages of stuffing, 26 cans of green beans, 13 packages of rolls, 26 jars of apple sauce, 13 boxes of cake mix and 13 cans of frosting.

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