By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes
Rev. Curt McCormack has no shortage of spaghetti sauce and diced tomatoes at the Keizer Community Food Bank (KCFB).
But as far as spaghetti noodles…
“Right now we are only loaded on spaghetti sauce and diced tomatoes,” McCormack said. “That’s good, if you have something to put it on. Right now, I don’t have it.”
Spaghetti is just one of many things the KCFB is either out of or low on currently. McCormack, director of the KCFB, said he’s out of all pastas, soup, boxed foods like Hamburger Helper, macaroni and cheese, rice and more.
“Donations are at an all-time low for money,” he said. “Food donations are also low.”
Some 90 percent of the food on the shelves at KCFB comes from the Marion-Polk Food Share. Community food drives, like the one being organized for this Saturday by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, indirectly help the food bank since the KCFB gets a portion of the food donated.
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