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Vilas Food Pantry gets glowing review from assistance program
By Anthony Drew
News-Review Asst. Editor

The Vilas Food Pantry recently received a favorable review from Kitty Kocol,  coordinator of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), after she conducted an official monitoring visit.

The pantry must recertify each year with NEWCAP Inc., a nonprofit Wisconsin agency fighting against poverty. The protocol allows for random unannounced visits for inspection.

Serving between 220-240 households comprised of 540-570 individuals, the Vilas Food Pantry is run by 15 volunteers, seven voting board members and three nonvoting board members.

Volunteers put in an average of 230 hours per month,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 2:12 PM

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