Can Care-A-Van stocks the Hamilton County Food Pantry yet again

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■ Donations blow past expectations for food, money

  • From left: John Christenson, Craig Shaffer and Chuck Anderson help unload bags and buckets filled with groceries during the Can Care-A-Van. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
    From left: John Christenson, Craig Shaffer and Chuck Anderson help unload bags and buckets filled with groceries during the Can Care-A-Van. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
  • Pastor Miles Ruch (left) of the United Lutheran Church in Hampton presents donations to Kathy Ramsour and Judy Salmon. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
    Pastor Miles Ruch (left) of the United Lutheran Church in Hampton presents donations to Kathy Ramsour and Judy Salmon. News-Register/Jeni Moellenberndt
When communities work together in a competition against themselves, everybody wins. That theory rang true for the Hamilton County Food Pantry during the annual Can Care-A-Van fundraiser Aug. 4. Between food donations and monetary gifts, where each dollar counted as two pounds, a total of 43,905 pounds were raised that Tuesday afternoon. “It was spectacular,” Bruce Ramsour reported. “It was way…

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