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Salvation Army fills children’s backpacks with food and hope

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The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy benefits 12 agencies that help the hungry, homeless and vulnerable. The Salvation Army, one of the groups supported by the fund, on Fridays provides weekend food packs for 444 Renton elementary-school kids of the working poor.


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