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November 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
This holiday season is a time of worry for many of those who serve the needy. It has been a year of red ink for the nation's food banks, whose generosity has not been matched by the corporations or government agencies that supply them. Second Harvest, the Chicago-based distributor of surplus food that is the largest single supplier for most food banks, expects to distribute 16% less food this year than last--the first decline in its history.
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January 12, 1992 | PAUL DEAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where there is John Van Hengel there is less hunger. Certainly in pinched, crowded corners of Los Angeles, New York and Detroit where volunteers inspired by his simple dream are offloading hundreds of tractor-trailers heavy with government groceries. Eventually, every brown pouch and tan can of the military's $300-million food surplus from Desert Storm will be piped through several hundred food banks to make 70 million meals for the homeless of 50 states.
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January 12, 1992 | PAUL DEAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Where there is John Van Hengel there is less hunger. Certainly in pinched, crowded corners of Los Angeles, New York and Detroit where volunteers inspired by his simple dream are offloading hundreds of tractor-trailers heavy with government groceries. Eventually, every brown pouch and tan can of the military's $300-million food surplus from Desert Storm will be piped through several hundred food banks to make 70 million meals for the homeless of 50 states.
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November 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
This holiday season is a time of worry for many of those who serve the needy. It has been a year of red ink for the nation's food banks, whose generosity has not been matched by the corporations or government agencies that supply them. Second Harvest, the Chicago-based distributor of surplus food that is the largest single supplier for most food banks, expects to distribute 16% less food this year than last--the first decline in its history.
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