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Cache Valley Groups Participate In One Utah Food Drive To Address Hunger

Rounding out a campaign that focused on service, faith and unity, Governor-elect Spencer Cox and the Utah Inauguration Commission have called on Utahns to contribute to the “One Utah Food Drive” to address food insecurity.Though the Logan economy has been called “bulletproof” recently and still boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation, there is still a great need in the area, according to Matt Whitaker, the director of the Cache Community Food Pantry.

 

“We’re serving a little over 200 families a week right now,” he said. “We’ve been holding steady, with a slight upward trend. We’re not jumping by leaps and bounds anymore, but there’s still a trend upward.” Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.

 

This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.