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Marion Polk Food Share Served Record-high Numbers in 2023: “Nothing good happens when you’re hungry.”

Written by Naomi Yanike on Feb. 8th, 2024

In 2023, Marion Polk Food Share distributed a record-high 10 million pounds of food, providing $14 million in relief to 18,000 households monthly, another record high. 

In an interview with the Salem Business Journal, Marion Polk Food Share President and CEO Rick Gaupo discussed the changing landscape of food banks, economic trends causing record hun…

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Making a Difference: The Salvation Army and the transformative power of the Red Kettle program

Written by Ángela Andrada on Nov. 9th, 2023

The Salvation Army, internationally recognized for its philanthropic activities, serves as a beacon of hope, breaking down barriers and lending a hand to those most in need. A closer examination of their work, especially their response to individual crises, highlights the substantial influence they exert within the Salem community.

Consider the uplifting …

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