Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Still room at the table for local food bank


The local corps of the Salvation Army is continuing its work running a food bank with the arrival of Michael Bates and his wife, Jennifer. The couple has served together as majors in the Salvation Army for the past 26 years. Arriving in Wrangell in March, the two were previously stationed in Kodiak for three years, and have served elsewhere in Alaska, Wyoming, California and Utah.

While the Salvation Army thrift store closed last year, the local organization has maintained its other outreach services, such as the food bank.

“The food bank is an emergency type of social service to people,...

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