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Gas prices eat up charities’ resources

Published 03/29/2012, The Jamestown Sun

Facing the choice between spending at the gas pump or at the grocery store, some people cut back on food and turn to charities to fill their cupboards. But nonprofits are also struggling with higher fuel costs. “We have trucks that are on the road every day,” said Susie Novak, executive director of the North Country Food Bank in Crookston. “It costs us more to get food back here and out to the agencies that distribute the food.”

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