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Group donates to food bank
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Posted: 2012 Nov 30 - 07:00

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PORT ST. LUCIE --

The Port St. Lucie Business Women presented a $1,000 community action grant to the Treasure Coast Food Bank at its Nov. 15 meeting.

"There is still widespread food insecurity on the Treasure Coast," said Tricia Jenkins, vice president of development, Treasure Coast Food Bank.

"For every dollar that we receive we can provide seven meals to our neighbors in need."

Ms. Jenkins said that the Port St. Lucie Business Women's community action grant will be designated for the Treasure Coast Food Bank's hunger programs that benefit children, including the Kids Cafe, which provides nutritious meals and nutrition education to children from low-income families; the bBackpack pProgram, which provides a food-filled backpack that children take home to have food on weekends and holidays; and the sSchool pPantry/cClub pProgram, providing food to students and families in need on a weekly basis, at a school or a Boys & Girls Club.

Additionally, the bBusiness wWomen who attended the meeting brought in canned and boxed food items, as well as Publix gift cards, as donations.

The Port St. Lucie Business Women is a professional organization dedicated to promoting the interests of business women and serving our the community in an effective way.

For more information, visit www.pslbusinesswomen.com.




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