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News - November 25, 2011

Back from the brink, Food Closet continues its quiet work

South Palo Alto pantry serves families still struggling in the down economy

by Sue Dremann

Two years ago, the South Palo Alto Food Closet faced imminent closure, after steadily providing groceries for thousands of hungry local families for more than 40 years. As with so many programs that were founded in the middle of the last century, the steadfast volunteers who ran it were aging, and new leaders had yet to step forward.

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Staff Writer Sue Dremann can be emailed at sdremann@paweekly.com.

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