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Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center send their students in need home with bags of food for the holiday break

Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Education Center, in partnership with the Emergency Food Network, is giving out packages of food to some of their high school students and families over the holiday break.   During the pandemic, teachers at the technical education center saw an increasing number of their students’ families were struggling to get enough food. So, last […]

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If you’re looking to donate food this holiday season, here’s what you should look out for before you hit the food pantry

The holiday season calls for giving. Food pantries across the country are receiving donations in droves, but what should you be giving? One in six people in Charlottesville are considered food insecure, according to the PB&J Fund. The city exceeds the state average at 11.9% or over 1 in ten people. Food banks are a […]