F.U.N. Group seeks grants to feed older adults

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Friends Uniting Neighbors Group volunteers load food into boxes for distribution to deserving recipients at their weekly event. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The Friends Uniting Neighbors Group is seeking additional county, state or federal grants to continue to help feed local older adults in the Anza Valley and surrounding areas. Last year, Bill and Noel Donahue said that a significant number of older adults in the area were not coming for the free food boxes available at the weekly distribution event at the Anza Community Hall. The F.U.N. Group’s resources were already stretched thin due to the pandemic and increased need, they said, and during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for food assistance increased greatly. “Thanks to our county supervisor and his staff, F.U.N. Group was given some grant money aimed at helping out nonprofit corporations with the increased costs associated with COVID-19,” Bill Donahue said. “That helped
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