Wenatchee Food Bank Sees a Growing Need

December 19, 2011

    Today we get

into the holiday spirit by profiling one of many groups doing good in our community. This time of year many of us

are staring at expanding waistlines and groaning about heartburn caused by overindulgence at a holiday meal.

/>    But imagine the many families that are scraping by, doing without, and going hungry. To help

fight hunger, The Wenatchee Food Bank distributes grocery staples to hundreds of people each week, aided by

donations and volunteers from the community. But they say the need is greater than ever before.

/>    Creek added that peanut butter prices are expected to skyrocket, so the food bank is

especially seeking donations of this popular staple before it becomes cost prohib