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Fallbrook Food Pantry feels squeeze


Last updated 7/3/2017 at Noon

The Fallbrook Food Pantry relies on volunteers to help it serve the area's hungry. The Pantry marked its 25th anniversary last year

Margaret and Tim O’Leary

Special to the Village News

The Fallbrook Food Pantry, which marked its 25th anniversary last year, is adept at squeezing and stretching as it serves the region’s needy residents.

Squeezed into a cramped, nondescript location, the nonprofit group has built an outsized reputation by stretching its lean budget and tapping a deep well of volunteers and community support.

“I am amazed at how much this organization does with so little,” said Vi DuPre, treasurer of the group’s board of directors. “It’s unbelievable.”

The group has carved out...

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