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  • Fresh and healthy on food banks’ wish lists

    Comforting, sweet and cheap, “white food” has its appeals. But the frosted cinnamon rolls and chocolate-chip scones packed by the clamshell into cardboard boxes in a food bank warehouse last …


  • Second Harvest needs funds to get farm food to table

    Second Harvest has the chance to reap an abundance of fresh produce donated by regional farmers but needs more money to deliver the food to those in need. The organization …


  • Volunteers glean at Green Bluff for food bank

    Dozens of volunteers gleaned for the greater good Saturday. They flocked to Green Bluff to pick thousands of pounds of leftover produce to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank to …


  • Education Notes: Students hold fundraiser for burn victim

    Students at Madison Elementary School showed how much they care for classmate Snezhana Dedkov by competing against one another to raise money for her. In October, Snezhana was in an …


  • Giving falls short of goals

    When it came to charitable giving this holiday season, the Spokane spirit was willing even if the economy is still weak. Four of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent charities reported …


  • Second Harvest lands one sweet donation

    Second Harvest Inland Northwest, the region’s largest food distribution center, received 15 tons of sweet corn from a Moses Lake farm Wednesday. The donation from Hirai Farms through its charitable …


  • More charities lacked warning about fish

    BOISE – Fish given to the region’s poor people by Idaho wildlife officials without a warning about mercury levels were more widely distributed than previously disclosed. One Washington charity that …


  • Snow closes Second Harvest center

    The region’s largest food distribution center closed Monday while crews removed snow from the roof of its Spokane warehouse. A Second Harvest Inland Northwest spokesman said he did not foresee …


  • Snow on roof closes Second Harvest warehouse

    The region’s largest food distribution center closed on Monday while crews removed snow from the roof of the Spokane warehouse.


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