Food box distribution for second week Friday
February 18, 2021
The Wrangell Cooperative Association, Wrangell's tribal organization, and the Salvation Army collaborated last Friday to hand out 50 food boxes to people in need, with a second distribution planned for this Friday.
Esther Reese, WCA tribal administrator, said her organization signed up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to participate in their Farmers to Families Food Box program.
It's a nationwide effort to support farmers and families, with the federal government buying the food from farmers and distributing it to families hit by the economic pain of the pandemic. More than 132 milli...