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Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Denver7: Pet and human food pantries open their doors to federal furloughed employees



Denver7: Pet and human food pantries open their doors to federal furloughed employees

Denver7 ran a story on January 8, 2019 about the JFS Weinberg Food Pantry offering food to furloughed government workers and Colorado Pet Pantry doing the same for pet food: 

Because of the government shutdown, some local furloughed workers are in the unfamiliar position of having to choose between paying the rent or other necessities. Local organizations and food pantries are offering to ease the burden for them by opening their services.

"Anybody who is not receiving a paycheck due to the government shutdown is welcome to come to the pantry,” said Gabe Moe-Lobeda, Jewish Family Service Food Pantry Coordinator.

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