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Annual food drive benefits Manna Pantry

Despite Saturday’s rain, letter carriers in Yukon and Piedmont delivered tons of food for Manna Pantry. Jennifer Wild, president of the board for the local emergency food pantry, said heavy downpours Saturday morning may have reduced the amount of food that was donated. Still, more than 22,000 pounds of nonperishable food was donated, and more…

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Pantry gears up to help more families

An ongoing shutdown of the federal government has prompted a local food pantry to expand its hours in order to help more people. Jennifer Wild, president of the board for Manna Pantry, said the emergency food closet began opening for an extra hour on Saturdays to help families who are in need. Manna Pantry, 123…

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Manna Pantry offers helping hand to hundreds of families

By Terry Groover Staff Writer For hundreds of families each month, the little building on Sixth Street in Yukon is a life-saver. Manna Pantry, 123 S. Sixth St., has been providing food for those in need in Yukon for decades. It is sponsored by the Yukon Ministerial Alliance, though the pantry is self-funded. Renee Grannis,…

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Stamping Out Hunger’ one day at a time

Manna Pantry to host annual food drive Yukon residents soon will have the opportunity to help “Stamp Out Hunger.” The Manna Pantry will host its annual National Association of Letter Carriers food drive on May 13. The Letter Carrier’s Food Drive is coordinated through the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and is in its 25th…

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