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Rotary Club donates food to families in need

By LOUIE DIAZ editor@sbnewspaper.com In place of their annual Shrimp Fest fundraiser, the San Benito Rotary Club donated hundreds of pounds of shrimp to needy families on Saturday, March 27. Shrimp Fest is an annual event sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of San Benito and Harlingen. According to Dr. Olivia Rivas, the President of the …

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Food Pantry feeds 2,000 families per month as demands rise

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX  Staff Writer Reporter@sbnewspaper.com With a Matthew 25:35 mission statement that declares, “I was hungry and you fed me,” the San Benito Food Pantry joyfully serves over 2,000 families each month. Since 1991, with the exception of one instance, SBFP Manager Claire Roewe said, “We’ve never turned down anyone” seeking assistance. Want the …

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