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  •  Wonder why not all food pantries can do that (4+ / 0-)

    Our local food bank is the Salvation Army.  I asked them if they preferred money or food donations thinking that they might get deals and they could make the money buy more. I was told they only get the same deals I get - specials with those loyalty cards and coupons.

    So I take advantage of really good deals (especially if it's on sale and I have coupons) and I can usually get a bag or 2 each month to take in for a relatively small amount.

    •  It may depend on what their (2+ / 0-)
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      Polly Syllabic, ladybug53

      source of funding is. If they are "independent" of federal funding, they may not have the same resources for purchases. I wish I knew more about it. One more thing to put on my list...

      Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

      by Melanie in IA on Sat May 12, 2012 at 06:34:11 AM PDT

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