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SW Mo. Food Bank Receives $1M Grant

Posted: Mar 19, 2013 8:23 PM by Associated Press

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A food bank that serves 28 counties in southwestern Missouri is receiving a $1 million grant over the next two years.

The Springfield News-Leader reports the donation to Ozarks Food Harvest was announced Tuesday. The grant was made by the Missouri Foundation for Health, which is awarding $4 million overall to provide food to Missouri residents.

Ozarks Food Harvest is a 30-year-old nonprofit organization. Officials say the group plans to spend the money on equipment and infrastructure.

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