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Helping the hungry for three decades

By Scott Shurtleff – Correspondent Merrimack Valley food Bank in L well is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Executive Director Amy Pessia peers out from the Mobile Pantry storage and assembly area. Julia Malakie / lowell sun Lowell » This …

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Local food pantries eye increase in demand

EAGLE INDEPENDENT Margaret Smith Wicked Local With the holiday season over — and a coronavirus spike expected — food pantries are bracing for an increased need, and challenges in keeping clients and volunteers safe. “Based on the increased number of customers …

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Lowell Based food bank receives $50,000 donation

Lowell-based food bank receives $50,000 donation By John Laidler Globe Correspondent,Updated January 5, 2021, 5:41 p.m. The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is getting some help from a foundation in providing food to needy families during COVID-19. The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation recently awarded …

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