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Offering Thanksgiving and the fixings in a time of need

Food pantries say the need is continuing even as the economy stutters back to life, especially with formerly middle-class clientele. In affluent Loudoun County, for example, one food pantry will be providing 2,000 Thanksgiving dinners to needy residents for the first time ever.



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Purcellville's Mary Allnutt says she gives thanks for the food pantry and the free Thanksgiving turkey and bag of fixings at Loudoun Interfaith Relief office in Leesburg. The other turkeys and bags in the back of her vehicle belong to two other people she helped transport to the site.

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Article | The economy may be showing signs of life, but food pantries and other nonprofit food-distribution agencies around the region say they are struggling to meet record-breaking demand as the holidays approach.

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