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Marana Food Bank asking for community help to purchase box truck [Video]

MARANA, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Marana Food Bank and Community Resource Center is hoping to purchase a box truck to assist in serving the community.

At the end of last year the Marana Food Bank and Community Resource Center went under new management and is now operating in partnership with the Sahuarita Food Bank and Community Resource Center.

Senior Program Coordinator Luissel Palma said roughly 3,000 pounds of items are donated by the community each month to the food bank. Palma said, “The community has been incredible in sharing that we’re here, that we’re brand new and that we’re in need of food donations and volunteers.”

While donations have been coming in, she said they can always use more and it doesn’t have to be just food items. Feminine hygiene products and toiletries are always needed.

However, one of their biggest needs right now is the box truck. Carlos Valles is Executive Director of both the Marana and Sahuarita locations. He said, “From the Sahuarita location, we occasionally …

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