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Marysville Food Bank and Toy Store seek community support for local families in need

Marysville, WA – The holidays are just around the corner, and for many families in Marysville and Tulalip, it is a time of year that can bring more hardship than joy. The Marysville Community Food Bank and Toy Store are

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Thank you to Coastal Community Bank, Coastal Employee's and Coastal Clients/Customers for the fundraiser that they did for the Food For Thought Backpack Program! They raised 1,900.00 to help end childhood hunger in our community! Thanks again for your support! <3 Amy ...

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Alicia, who volunteered with us last summer, contacted me recently about the desire for her and other National Honors Society members to put on a "post-holiday non-food drive." I figured we would get a few bags of dog food and a couple boxes of diapers from the effort to help us with our supply. Well, yesterday Alicia and Aisha pulled into the food bank with two large vehicles completely stuffed full of pet food, diapers and other products. See that pallet of supplies they're standing next to? That's just one of two pallets of goods they brought in! 2,000 pounds in total. But wait, there's more. They also handed over an envelope with over $820 in cash!!! What an incredible effort by a couple of fine ladies as well as the other dozen or so National Honors Society members that contributed their time to the drive. Your service, on the day of service honoring Martin Luther King Jr, was truly impactful. ...

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We say goodbye to another amazing volunteer today. Chuck Hammontree has been volunteering in our Food For Thought Backpack Program for the last several years. He and his wife Karen joined our crew from the St. Mary's Backpack Ministries. Chuck, you will be missed but God had another plan for you and needed you up in heaven! Thank you for all your hard work with helping us feed the hungry children in our community you were truly a blessing to me and the Food For Thought Backpack Program. Our prayers go out to Karen and your family in their time of loss! Love and God Bless you! Amy, the FFT Crew & The Marysville Community Food Bank ...

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