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Albany restaurants fight hunger

June 5, 2003

Albany -- Albany restaurants and diners pitch in to help fight hunger in South Georgia. This is National Hunger Awareness Day.

Many restaurants, like White's Family Seafood and Old Fashion Bar-B-Que, pledged to give 10 to 15 percent of their sales Thursday to the Food Bank.

Bill White said he knows hunger is a problem in Southwest Georgia. "Yes, it definitely is. You have a lot of people going hungry. I'm not saying everybody is hungry, but there is a lot of them that is hungry."

White said his donation should be around 300 dollars. The Food Bank of Southwest Georgia provides food to those in need in 14 counties.

posted at 4:12 by jimw@walb.com

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