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food banks

Umbrella organizations or clearinghouses that solicit marketable and surplus food and grocery products and distribute these products to local nonprofit charities or client agencies, which in turn distribute the food directly to needy individuals and families.
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  • food distribution centers (food assistance)
  • foodbanks
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