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May 21, 2014 9:09 PM

Merced County Food Bank receives donations for programs

The Merced County Food Bank has recently received donations that will help its programs move forward. Last month, the food bank received two $10,000 grants, one from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and one from American AgCredit. The food bank also received a $5,000 grant from Yosemite Farm Credit. According to the food bank’s executive director, Bernadette Mello, the funding received from PG&E will go toward the nonprofit’s Senior Brown Bag program, which provides groceries for about 1,250 seniors in need.

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