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Curves donates 1,650 pounds of food to feed hungry

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Members of the Madera Curves fitness center at 16810 Road 26 loaded and delivered 1,650 pounds of non-perishable food to the Holy Family Table in Madera on Wednesday afternoon. According to Curves owner Sherryl Sylvester, this is the sixth year for the donation from members.

“The contribution from the members is getting larger every year,” she said. Last year 1,200 pounds of food were collected and delivered.

Donated were canned fruit, vegetables and meat, and packages of Quaker Oats, rice, beans, and pasta. The provisions help to feed the hundreds of hungry and less fortunate who come to the Holy Family Table at Griffith Hall daily to get a free meal.

According to Betty Scalise of Holy Family Table, the organization is part of the Feinstein Foundation Spring Challenge to Fight Hunger from March 1 to April 20...


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