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Local foodbanks to get share of Kasich-ordered funding

Tom Jackson • Dec 28, 2012 at 8:44 AM

The governor issued an executive order on Dec. 21 to provide an additional $1 million in funding for Ohio's food banks.

Julie Chase-Morefield, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, estimated that her agency will get 4 percent to 4 1/2 percent of the $1 million, about $40,000 to $45,000.

Much of that additional money will be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, she said.

For more on the cash distribution and how it will be used to supplement local pantries, pick up a copy of Friday's Register.

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