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Food baskets to be distributed this week

Christmas For All Food Baskets will be distributed to pre-qualified applicants between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16. Just over 200 food boxes have been prepared for distribution from the Community Food Bank of Franklin County.

The food bank is adjacent to the church at 822 Leftwich St. in Mount Vernon. See the Dec. 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.