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SHARON POMAVILLE: Want to help the hungry? Support local food pantries

State doesn’t need to spend tax money on food banks

Published January 13 in the Kenosha News

By Sharon Pomaville

Three of the six food banks in this association — called Feeding Wisconsin — are located in Minnesota.

Right now the Senate agriculture committee is considering passing a law to fund this statewide association under a bill called Harvest for Hope (Senate Bill 474). This bill would direct our tax dollars to fund the statewide association (Feeding America/Feeding Capitol_Madison,_WIWisconsin) to buy food from farmers and food producers, and pass it on to member food pantries. Sen. Jerry Petrowski, R-Marathon, authored the bill and should hear from concerned citizens that Wisconsin doesn’t need to buy food to end hunger.

 

 

Read the full article here: 

http://www.kenoshanews.com/opinion/sharon_pomaville_want_to_help_the_hungry_support_local_food_pantries_486130531.php