F.U.N. Group secures grant for senior food program

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A Friends Uniting Neighbors Group volunteer loads boxes of food into a recipient’s truck. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The Friends Uniting Neighbors Group Inc. announced that they have secured much needed funds to continue feeding older adults in the Anza Valley. “We just had another $20,000 grant approved by the Riverside County Office on Aging, which will allow us to restore the Senior Food Box Program for the next few months,” Bill Donahue said. The program resumed Thursday, March 18, and will continue until the funds are exhausted. The money should provide boxes of nutritious food for people 65 and older through the end of May. “Our primary funding mechanism is through upgraded food boxes given out in exchange for recommended $30 donation. They are ordered using the same process as the senior boxes,” Donahue said. The F.U.N. Group has been seeking additional county, state or federal
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